A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 53 km S of Shishmaref, Alaska (33 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/08/17 / 2017-08-29 18:46:10 / August 29, 2017 @ 6:46 pm. Id of earthquake: ak16748153. Event ids that are associated: ak16748153. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.1 km (4 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:46:10 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 7.1 km, -166.0598° West, 65.7777° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 53 km S of Shishmaref, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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