A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 72 km NE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska (45 miles). Global time and date of event 18/08/17 / 2017-08-18 09:22:33 / August 18, 2017 @ 9:22 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 00:22:33 / 12:22 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak16553734. Event ids that are associated: ak16553734. Exact location of event, depth 15.9 km, -147.7587° West, 62.1894° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.9 km (10 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 72 km NE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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