A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 89 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska (55 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 17:54:18 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -166.8828 West, latitude 53.0923 North, depth = 35.18 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.18 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000d2xe. Event ids that are associated: ak18586534, us1000d2xe. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 04:54:18 / March 5, 2018 @ 4:54 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days eighty-three 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 89 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska.
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