A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 6 km W of Manley Hot Springs, Alaska (4 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/16 / 2016-09-23 13:26:10 / September 23, 2016 @ 1:26 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.4 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -150.7738° West, 64.9933° North, depth 22.4 km. Event id: ak14019890. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14019890. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:26:10 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 6 km W of Manley Hot Springs, Alaska.
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