A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 61 km NNW of Middleton Island, Alaska (38 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -146.6867° West, 59.9615° North, depth 13.9 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15803599. Id of event: ak15803599. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 21:42:14 / April 23, 2017 @ 9:42 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.9 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 11:42:14 / 11:42 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 61 km NNW of Middleton Island, Alaska.
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