A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 88 km SSW of Gambell, Alaska (55 miles) on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18596412, us2000dcnk. Id of event: us2000dcnk. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -172.1307 West, latitude 63.0078 North, depth = 10.08 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:31:59 / 1:31 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10.08 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/02/18 / 2018-02-27 00:31:59 / February 27, 2018 @ 12:31 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 88 km SSW of Gambell, Alaska.
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