A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 30 km WNW of Larsen Bay, Alaska (19 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.8 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:43:00 / 5:43 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13492106. Id of event: ak13492106. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/04/16 / 2016-04-24 01:43:00 / April 24, 2016 @ 1:43 am. Exact location of earthquake, -154.4642° West, 57.6098° North, depth 65.8 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km WNW of Larsen Bay, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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