A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 133 km W of Gustavus, Alaska (83 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.3 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 04:29:41 / August 28, 2017 @ 4:29 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -137.993 West, latitude 58.2501 North, depth = 4.3 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16722747. Id of event: ak16722747. The temblor was detected at 19:29:41 / 7:29 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 133 km W of Gustavus, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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