A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 143 km S of King Salmon, Alaska (89 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15277651. Id of event: ak15277651. The temblor was detected at 22:30:18 / 10:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -156.8079° West, latitude 57.4052° North, depth = 129.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/02/17 / 2017-02-16 07:30:18 / February 16, 2017 @ 7:30 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 129.5 km (80 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven 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. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 143 km S of King Salmon, Alaska.
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