A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 71 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska (44 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/17 / 2017-03-04 04:46:44 / March 4, 2017 @ 4:46 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us100087uy. Event ids that are associated: ak15435192, us100087uy. The temblor was reported at 17:46:44 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -165.6289° West, 53.3944° North, depth 14.7 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.7 km (9 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 71 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska.
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