A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 88 km SW of Gambell, Alaska (55 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:04:15 / 5:04 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/18 / 2018-01-17 17:04:15 / January 17, 2018 @ 5:04 pm. Unique identifier: ak18122329. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18122329. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.1 km (29 miles). Exact location, longitude -173.0593° West, latitude 63.2526° North, depth = 47.1 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, 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 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 88 km SW of Gambell, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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