A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported Unimak Island region, Alaska (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -163.0374° West, 53.3451° North, depth 13.3 km. The temblor was reported at 20:12:45 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.3 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 20:12:45 / March 17, 2018 @ 8:12 pm. Id of earthquake: ak18704288. Event ids that are associated: ak18704288.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: Unimak Island region, Alaska.
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