A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 77 km SSE of Cantwell, Alaska (48 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.9 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 42.9 km, -148.2868° West, 62.7627° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16209844, us20009nrc. Id of event: ak16209844. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/06/17 / 2017-06-20 16:03:35 / June 20, 2017 @ 4:03 pm. The temblor was picked up at 07:03:35 / 7:03 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 77 km SSE of Cantwell, Alaska.
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