A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 50 km SSW of Amukta Island, Alaska (31 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:57:01 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000d8ae. Event ids that are associated: ak18443860, us2000d8ae. Global time and date of event 17/02/18 / 2018-02-17 23:57:01 / February 17, 2018 @ 11:57 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 59.94 km (37 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -171.6174° West, 52.0875° North, depth 59.94 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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: 50 km SSW of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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