A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 62 km NNW of Cape Yakataga, Alaska (39 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 21:45:35 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -142.8149 West, latitude 60.5954 North, depth = 11 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/04/16 / 2016-04-20 05:45:35 / April 20, 2016 @ 5:45 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Event id: ak13487022. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13487022.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: 62 km NNW of Cape Yakataga, Alaska.
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