A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 49 km SE of Cantwell, Alaska (30 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/12/16 / 2016-12-18 15:38:57 / December 18, 2016 @ 3:38 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak14759867. Unique identifier: ak14759867. The temblor was reported at 06:38:57 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 68.6 km, -148.4115° West, 63.0247° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 68.6 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 49 km SE of Cantwell, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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