A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 120 km WSW of Larsen Bay, Alaska (75 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64 km (40 miles). Exact location of event, depth 64 km, -155.6608° West, 56.9613° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16446758. Id of event: ak16446758. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:59:24 / 5:59 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 15:59:24 / August 5, 2017 @ 3:59 pm.
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 120 km WSW of Larsen Bay, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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