A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 74 km SSW of Gambell, Alaska (46 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.4 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak18118385. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18118385. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/01/18 / 2018-01-16 07:48:54 / January 16, 2018 @ 7:48 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -172.1148 West, latitude 63.1336 North, depth = 13.4 km. The temblor was detected at 20:48:54 / 8:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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