A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 113 km NNW of Sand Point, Alaska (70 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:57:06 / 4:57 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/01/18 / 2018-01-20 15:57:06 / January 20, 2018 @ 3:57 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 217.7 km (135 miles). Event id: ak18132183. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18132183. Exact location of event, longitude -161.508 West, latitude 56.1818 North, depth = 217.7 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 113 km NNW of Sand Point, Alaska.
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