A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 112 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (70 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:18:33 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/01/18 / 2018-01-15 04:18:33 / January 15, 2018 @ 4:18 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.24 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -163.0353° West, latitude 53.8603° North, depth = 9.24 km. Event id: us2000clgg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18055737, us2000clgg.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 112 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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