A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 26 km WNW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (16 miles) on Friday. Event id: us20008vg6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15633478, us20008vg6. Exact location, longitude -179.4381° West, latitude 51.3736° North, depth = 103.64 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 103.64 km (64 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 20:28:58 / March 24, 2017 @ 8:28 pm. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:28:58 / 8:28 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 26 km WNW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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