A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 60 km SW of Chignik Lake, Alaska (37 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.9 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 11:02:39 / 11:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -159.5088° West, 55.9073° North, depth 99.9 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/07/17 / 2017-07-19 20:02:39 / July 19, 2017 @ 8:02 pm. Unique identifier: us2000a5va. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16354310, us2000a5va.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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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