A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 69 km SW of Sand Point, Alaska (43 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 22:19:10 / September 18, 2017 @ 10:19 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.14 km (36 miles). Exact location, longitude -161.2386° West, latitude 54.8746° North, depth = 57.14 km. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:19:10 / 11:19 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16851829, us2000aurg. Id of event: us2000aurg.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 69 km SW of Sand Point, Alaska.
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