A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 33 km WNW of Larsen Bay, Alaska (21 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.2 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak16825909. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16825909. Exact location of earthquake, -154.4496° West, 57.7015° North, depth 5.2 km. The temblor was detected at 07:03:51 / 7:03 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 16:03:51 / September 14, 2017 @ 4:03 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 33 km WNW of Larsen Bay, Alaska.
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