A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 131 km ESE of City of Saint Paul, Alaska (81 miles) on Saturday. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:50:31 / 7:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 16.59 km (10 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/10/17 / 2017-10-15 06:50:31 / October 15, 2017 @ 6:50 am. Exact location of event, longitude -168.4448 West, latitude 56.5154 North, depth = 16.59 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak17046017, us1000asfq. Unique identifier: us1000asfq.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 131 km ESE of City of Saint Paul, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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