A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 83 km NW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (52 miles). Exact location of event, depth 44.1 km, -156.5611° West, 56.3661° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 07:45:28 / November 14, 2016 @ 7:45 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.1 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:45:28 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak14331662. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14331662.
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 two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 83 km NW of Chirikof Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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