A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 68 km S of Yunaska Island, Alaska (42 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16060223, us10008t8r. Id of event: us10008t8r. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:29:02 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.74 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/05/17 / 2017-05-18 05:29:02 / May 18, 2017 @ 5:29 am. Exact location of event, depth 30.74 km, -170.5374° West, 52.0234° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 68 km S of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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