A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 41 km S of Shishmaref, Alaska (25 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -166.3434° West, 65.9804° North, depth 4 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0201gztvqj, us60007lyn. Id of event: ak0201gztvqj. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 04:40:47 / February 1, 2020 @ 4:40 am. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:40:47 / 7:40 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km S of Shishmaref, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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