A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 82 km S of King Salmon, Alaska (51 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:38:54 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak15643823. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15643823. Exact location of earthquake, -156.4286° West, 57.9616° North, depth 180.8 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 180.8 km (112 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/03/17 / 2017-03-27 23:38:54 / March 27, 2017 @ 11:38 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-four 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 82 km S of King Salmon, Alaska.
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