A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 231 km E of Chirikof Island, Alaska (144 miles). Exact location, longitude -151.9405° West, latitude 55.6778° North, depth = 10.45 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18450197, us2000d49n. Unique identifier: us2000d49n. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:59:45 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/02/18 / 2018-02-18 17:59:45 / February 18, 2018 @ 5:59 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.45 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days one hundred and seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 231 km E of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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