A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 151 km E of Chirikof Island, Alaska (94 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:58:15 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000d8ij. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d8ij. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/03/18 / 2018-03-24 05:58:15 / March 24, 2018 @ 5:58 am. Exact location, longitude -153.201° West, latitude 55.9233° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 151 km E of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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