A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 46 km SW of Middleton Island, Alaska (29 miles). Id of earthquake: ak16580332. Event ids that are associated: ak16580332. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -147.0095 West, latitude 59.2003 North, depth = 24.3 km. Global time and date of event 19/08/17 / 2017-08-19 23:56:22 / August 19, 2017 @ 11:56 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.3 km (15 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:56:22 / 1:56 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 46 km SW of Middleton Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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