A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 118 km WSW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (73 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: ak17582327. Event ids that are associated: ak17582327. The temblor was detected at 23:09:50 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 36.6 km (23 miles). Exact location of event, depth 36.6 km, -157.3138° West, 55.3684° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/12/17 / 2017-12-11 09:09:50 / December 11, 2017 @ 9:09 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 118 km WSW of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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