A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 73 km SSW of Gambell, Alaska (45 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 14:53:39 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak18122280, us2000clpe. Unique identifier: us2000clpe. Exact location of event, longitude -172.1965 West, latitude 63.152 North, depth = 26.3 km. Global time and date of event 17/01/18 / 2018-01-17 01:53:39 / January 17, 2018 @ 1:53 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.3 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 73 km SSW of Gambell, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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