A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 88 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska (55 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.18 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35.18 km, -171.2905° West, 51.6979° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18440583, us2000d3zp. Unique identifier: us2000d3zp. Global time and date of event 17/02/18 / 2018-02-17 10:31:28 / February 17, 2018 @ 10:31 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 23:31:28 / 11:31 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 88 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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