A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 235 km E of Chirikof Island, Alaska (146 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6.46 km, -151.8808° West, 55.6401° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/18 / 2018-02-15 21:01:59 / February 15, 2018 @ 9:01 pm. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:01:59 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 6.46 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: us2000d8lb. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18437285, us2000d8lb.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 235 km E of Chirikof Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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