A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 168 km SSE of Larsen Bay, Alaska (104 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.8351 West, latitude 56.1613 North, depth = 13.1 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:50:24 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak16845438. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16845438. Global time and date of event 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 03:50:24 / September 18, 2017 @ 3:50 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.1 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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. 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: 168 km SSE of Larsen Bay, Alaska.
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