A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 79 km SE of Cold Bay, Alaska (49 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:46:01 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -162.0074 West, latitude 54.6063 North, depth = 40.78 km. Event id: us20008ves. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15610019, us20008ves. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.78 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/03/17 / 2017-03-23 19:46:01 / March 23, 2017 @ 7:46 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 79 km SE of Cold Bay, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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