A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 24 km NE of Yakutat, Alaska (15 miles). Unique identifier: ak16099390. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16099390. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/05/17 / 2017-05-22 02:18:16 / May 22, 2017 @ 2:18 am UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:18:16 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -139.4791° West, 59.7316° North, depth 14 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 14 km (9 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 24 km NE of Yakutat, Alaska.
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