A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 84 km ESE of Whittier, Alaska (52 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/07/17 / 2017-07-28 03:22:57 / July 28, 2017 @ 3:22 am. Exact location, longitude -147.3588° West, latitude 60.3814° North, depth = 9.1 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:22:57 / 6:22 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak16378272. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16378272. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.1 km (6 miles).
Each 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 three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 84 km ESE of Whittier, Alaska.
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