A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 36 km SSW of Shishmaref, Alaska (22 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.2 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak0201nvzrn5. Event ids that are associated: ak0201nvzrn5. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:24:13 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -166.2742° West, 65.9396° North, depth 15.2 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 21:24:13 / February 5, 2020 @ 9:24 pm.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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