A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 87 km NW of Shishmaref, Alaska (54 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/06/17 / 2017-06-15 12:18:08 / June 15, 2017 @ 12:18 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.9 km (10 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:18:08 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak16331288. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16331288. Exact location of earthquake, -167.6989° West, 66.6976° North, depth 15.9 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 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: 87 km NW of Shishmaref, Alaska.
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