A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 120 km WSW of Larsen Bay, Alaska (75 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -155.6968° West, latitude 56.9891° North, depth = 57.3 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/08/17 / 2017-08-22 06:12:24 / August 22, 2017 @ 6:12 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.3 km (36 miles). Event id: ak16613096. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16613096. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:12:24 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 120 km WSW of Larsen Bay, Alaska.
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