A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 86 km WNW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (53 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -156.9653 West, latitude 56.0254 North, depth = 20.8 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16830848. Unique identifier: ak16830848. The temblor was reported at 13:49:11 / 1:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 23:49:11 / September 15, 2017 @ 11:49 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.8 km (13 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 86 km WNW of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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