A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 65 km NNW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (40 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.45 km (37 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:40:59 / 11:40 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/09/15 / 2015-09-19 11:40:59 / September 19, 2015 @ 11:40 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11713975, us10003jui. Id of event: us10003jui. Exact location of earthquake, -179.3827° West, 51.8235° North, depth 59.45 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 65 km NNW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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