A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 98 km ESE of Little Diomede Island, Alaska (61 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 02:56:56 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -166.9686° West, 65.3595° North, depth 9.6 km. Event id: ak16466726. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16466726. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/08/17 / 2017-08-07 11:56:56 / August 7, 2017 @ 11:56 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.6 km (6 miles).
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 ten 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 98 km ESE of Little Diomede Island, Alaska.
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