A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 149 km SSW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (93 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 08:37:38 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/02/18 / 2018-02-24 18:37:38 / February 24, 2018 @ 6:37 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -156.8019° West, 54.663° North, depth 7 km. Unique identifier: ak18583542. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18583542.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 149 km SSW of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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