A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 36 km SSW of Cantwell, Alaska (22 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -149.1776° West, latitude 63.0843° North, depth = 2.1 km. Event id: ak18572419. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18572419. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.1 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:49:53 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/03/18 / 2018-03-01 04:49:53 / March 1, 2018 @ 4:49 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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: 36 km SSW of Cantwell, Alaska.
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