A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 135 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (84 miles). Unique identifier: us10005iku. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005iku. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:11:38 / 8:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -169.3331° West, latitude 51.743° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/16 / 2016-05-19 19:11:38 / May 19, 2016 @ 7:11 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-nine 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 135 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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