A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 116 km WSW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (72 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:40:29 / 5:40 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 15:40:29 / September 12, 2017 @ 3:40 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.7 km (0 miles). Event id: ak16821270. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16821270. Exact location of event, depth 0.7 km, -157.2256° West, 55.3014° North.
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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 116 km WSW of Chirikof Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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