A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 72 km SSE of Shishmaref, Alaska (45 miles). Unique identifier: ak16706727. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16706727. The temblor was picked up at 04:27:42 / 4:27 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 13:27:42 / August 27, 2017 @ 1:27 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -165.1993 West, latitude 65.715 North, depth = 15.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.2 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 72 km SSE of Shishmaref, Alaska.
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