A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 13 km S of Whittier, Alaska (8 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/04/16 / 2016-04-18 21:48:41 / April 18, 2016 @ 9:48 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.7 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak13485983. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13485983. Exact location of event, depth 14.7 km, -148.6537° West, 60.6551° North. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:48:41 / 1:48 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km S of Whittier, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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