A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 145 km SW of Point Hope, Alaska (90 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000da57. Id of event: us1000da57. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -168.9907° West, 67.3609° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/03/18 / 2018-03-28 13:37:20 / March 28, 2018 @ 1:37 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 02:37:20 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 145 km SW of Point Hope, Alaska.
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