A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 73 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (45 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -178.0652 West, latitude 51.1858 North, depth = 25.8 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:05:23 / 2:05 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/04/16 / 2016-04-18 14:05:23 / April 18, 2016 @ 2:05 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.8 km (16 miles). Unique identifier: ak13483923. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13483923.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 73 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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