A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 60 km SW of Chignik Lake, Alaska (37 miles). Event id: ak16354310. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16354310. Exact location of event, depth 99.9 km, -159.5088° West, 55.9073° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.9 km (62 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:02:39 / 11:02 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/07/17 / 2017-07-19 20:02:39 / July 19, 2017 @ 8:02 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 60 km SW of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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