A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 30 km SE of Middleton Island, Alaska (19 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.1 km (4 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18487498. Id of event: ak18487498. Exact location of event, longitude -148.5597 West, latitude 56.4823 North, depth = 6.1 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:43:40 / 12:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/02/18 / 2018-02-22 10:43:40 / February 22, 2018 @ 10:43 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-six, in the past 30 days one thousand, nine hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 30 km SE of Middleton Island, Alaska.
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