A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 63 km ENE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska (39 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -147.7243 West, latitude 61.9984 North, depth = 14.7 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/08/17 / 2017-08-18 09:22:33 / August 18, 2017 @ 9:22 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.7 km (9 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:22:33 / 12:22 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak16553727. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16553727.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-nine 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 63 km ENE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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