A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 61 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (38 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.2 km (14 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.2305° West, latitude 51.1997° North, depth = 22.2 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:17:55 / 7:17 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/11/17 / 2017-11-18 19:17:55 / November 18, 2017 @ 7:17 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak17293540. Unique identifier: ak17293540.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days seven hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 61 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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