A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 45 km W of Kobuk, Alaska (28 miles) on Tuesday. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:15:49 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/08/17 / 2017-08-29 11:15:49 / August 29, 2017 @ 11:15 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.2 km (1 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16744501. Id of event: ak16744501. Exact location, longitude -157.8969° West, latitude 66.9827° North, depth = 2.2 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 45 km W of Kobuk, Alaska.
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