A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 61 km ENE of Whittier, Alaska (38 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: ak18471402. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18471402. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/02/18 / 2018-02-20 18:20:12 / February 20, 2018 @ 6:20 pm. Exact location of event, depth 15.2 km, -147.6368° West, 60.9738° North. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:20:12 / 9:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.2 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 61 km ENE of Whittier, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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