A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 104 km SE of Arctic Village, Alaska (65 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -143.9957° West, latitude 67.3997° North, depth = 24.5 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:48:00 / 5:48 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/10/17 / 2017-10-19 02:48:00 / October 19, 2017 @ 2:48 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17081212. Id of event: ak17081212. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.5 km (15 miles).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 104 km SE of Arctic Village, Alaska.
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