A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 54 km SSE of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (34 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.79 km (35 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/03/17 / 2017-03-12 00:07:58 / March 12, 2017 @ 12:07 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 177.8471 East, latitude 51.6382 North, depth = 55.79 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:07:58 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20008sdg. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15468710, us20008sdg.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 54 km SSE of Kiska Volcano, Alaska.
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