A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 93 km WSW of Healy, Alaska (58 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 00:58:07 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak18144683. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18144683. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/18 / 2018-01-21 09:58:07 / January 21, 2018 @ 9:58 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.1 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -150.7927 West, latitude 63.6243 North, depth = 5.1 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-two 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 93 km WSW of Healy, Alaska.
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