A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 83 km SE of Little Diomede Island, Alaska (52 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/08/18 / 2018-08-21 22:54:20 / August 21, 2018 @ 10:54 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.6 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -167.7464 West, latitude 65.1543 North, depth = 2.6 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:54:20 / 11:54 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20136534. Id of event: ak20136534.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 83 km SE of Little Diomede Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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