A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 98 km WSW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (61 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:02:37 / 1:02 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak18594695. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18594695. Exact location of event, longitude -157.0661 West, latitude 55.4798 North, depth = 1.1 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 23:02:37 / March 5, 2018 @ 11:02 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.1 km (1 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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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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: 98 km WSW of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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