A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 15 km ESE of Unalaska, Alaska (9 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.1 km (8 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 20:01:39 / March 17, 2018 @ 8:01 pm. Exact location, longitude -166.3134° West, latitude 53.8226° North, depth = 12.1 km. Unique identifier: ak18704280. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18704280. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:01:39 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 15 km ESE of Unalaska, Alaska.
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