A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 75 km ENE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska (47 miles). Event id: ak15894248. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15894248. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -147.5495 West, latitude 62.0774 North, depth = 27.4 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/05/17 / 2017-05-03 22:18:51 / May 3, 2017 @ 10:18 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:18:51 / 1:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.4 km (17 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 75 km ENE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska.
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