A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 74 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska (46 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/02/18 / 2018-02-18 17:27:20 / February 18, 2018 @ 5:27 pm. Exact location, longitude -166.8891° West, latitude 53.2417° North, depth = 40.07 km. The temblor was detected at 08:27:20 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000db7j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18449784, us2000db7j. The epicenter was at a depth of 40.07 km (25 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 74 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska.
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