A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 119 km NW of Sand Point, Alaska (74 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:40:03 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/11/17 / 2017-11-24 03:40:03 / November 24, 2017 @ 3:40 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 227.1 km (141 miles). Unique identifier: ak17388485. Ids that are associated to the event: ak17388485. Exact location of earthquake, -161.7382° West, 56.1503° North, depth 227.1 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 119 km NW of Sand Point, Alaska.
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