A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 178 km SSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (111 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:14:15 / 12:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.76 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.4277 West, latitude 53.2708 North, depth = 29.76 km. Id of earthquake: us1000axxb. Event ids that are associated: ak17105876, us1000axxb. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/10/17 / 2017-10-23 11:14:15 / October 23, 2017 @ 11:14 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 178 km SSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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