A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km SE of Chirikof Island, Alaska (69 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 11:31:59 / 11:31 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000a1j4. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16376737, us2000a1j4. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.9 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/07/17 / 2017-07-26 21:31:59 / July 26, 2017 @ 9:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -154.3624° West, 55.123° North, depth 9.9 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 111 km SE of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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