A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 63 km SSW of Gambell, Alaska (39 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 17:20:20 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5.6 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/01/18 / 2018-01-19 04:20:20 / January 19, 2018 @ 4:20 am. Unique identifier: ak18106577. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18106577. Exact location of event, longitude -172.2197 West, latitude 63.2504 North, depth = 5.6 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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