A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 78 km SSW of Gambell, Alaska (48 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 15.5 km, -172.5103° West, 63.1695° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.5 km (10 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:20:30 / 1:20 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000clps. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18122321, us2000clps. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/01/18 / 2018-01-17 13:20:30 / January 17, 2018 @ 1:20 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 78 km SSW of Gambell, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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