A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 105 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (65 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:37:09 / 7:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27 km (17 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/04/16 / 2016-04-10 19:37:09 / April 10, 2016 @ 7:37 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 179.4988 East, latitude 50.9099 North, depth = 27 km. Event id: ak13485848. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13485848.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 105 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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