A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 76 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (47 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/05/17 / 2017-05-18 19:26:58 / May 18, 2017 @ 7:26 pm. The temblor was reported at 10:26:58 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak16063247. Event ids that are associated: ak16063247. Exact location of event, longitude -153.2012 West, latitude 59.77 North, depth = 100.3 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 100.3 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 76 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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