A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 73 km SSW of Gambell, Alaska (45 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.3 km (16 miles). Event id: ak18122280. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18122280. The temblor was reported at 14:53:39 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/01/18 / 2018-01-17 01:53:39 / January 17, 2018 @ 1:53 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -172.1965 West, latitude 63.152 North, depth = 26.3 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 73 km SSW of Gambell, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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