A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 155 km SSW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (96 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16989132, us1000apx3. Unique identifier: us1000apx3. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/10/17 / 2017-10-04 20:42:38 / October 4, 2017 @ 8:42 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -156.8326° West, 54.6111° North. The temblor was detected at 10:42:38 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 155 km SSW of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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