A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 48 km N of Chase, Alaska (30 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 13:37:21 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -149.9398 West, latitude 62.881 North, depth = 78.7 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 13:37:21 / February 22, 2021 @ 1:37 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 78.7 km (49 miles). Id of earthquake: ak0212fvg05w. Event ids that are associated: ak0212fvg05w.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-four 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. 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: 48 km N of Chase, Alaska.
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