A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 132 km W of Gustavus, Alaska (82 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 19:20:24 / April 12, 2016 @ 7:20 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.3 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -137.9707 West, latitude 58.2384 North, depth = 21.3 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:20:24 / 10:20 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak13428440. Event ids that are associated: ak13428440.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 132 km W of Gustavus, Alaska.
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