A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 44 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (27 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -165.1581 West, latitude 53.9733 North, depth = 79.7 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:45:18 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak18599976. Event ids that are associated: ak18599976. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 12:45:18 / March 6, 2018 @ 12:45 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 79.7 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 44 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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