A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 90 km SSW of Shishmaref, Alaska (56 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.1 km (12 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:48:39 / 12:48 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16256958. Id of event: ak16256958. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/07/17 / 2017-07-04 21:48:39 / July 4, 2017 @ 9:48 pm. Exact location, longitude -166.7649° West, latitude 65.4933° North, depth = 19.1 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 90 km SSW of Shishmaref, Alaska.
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