A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 34 km W of Saint George, Alaska (21 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 20:36:52 / February 17, 2021 @ 8:36 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 20 km, -170.107° West, 56.6175° North. The temblor was picked up at 20:36:52 / 8:36 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak02127pxbj0. Ids that are associated to the event: ak02127pxbj0. The epicenter was at a depth of 20 km (12 miles).
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 one 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 34 km W of Saint George, Alaska.
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