A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 138 km SSW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (86 miles) on Wednesday. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:20:50 / 11:20 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/05/17 / 2017-05-02 23:20:50 / May 2, 2017 @ 11:20 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16018425, us10008rcx. Unique identifier: us10008rcx. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 176.6715° East, 51.0046° North, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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: 138 km SSW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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