A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 86 km SSW of Shishmaref, Alaska (53 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -166.8003° West, 65.4835° North, depth 14.5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18480362, us2000d66y. Id of event: ak18480362. The temblor was reported at 14:16:24 / 2:16 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/02/18 / 2018-02-21 23:16:24 / February 21, 2018 @ 11:16 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.5 km (9 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 86 km SSW of Shishmaref, Alaska.
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