A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 74 km SSE of Haines Junction, Canada (46 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Event id: ak18140424. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18140424. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:47:32 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -137.1299 West, latitude 60.1143 North, depth = 0 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/01/18 / 2018-01-21 02:47:32 / January 21, 2018 @ 2:47 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 74 km SSE of Haines Junction, Canada.
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