A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 68 km N of Sand Point, Alaska (42 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:17:47 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -160.5633° West, 55.9551° North, depth 155.5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/01/18 / 2018-01-20 17:17:47 / January 20, 2018 @ 5:17 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 155.5 km (97 miles). Event id: ak18133187. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18133187.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-six 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 68 km N of Sand Point, Alaska.
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