A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 64 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (40 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:36:46 / 2:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 178.7453° East, 51.3918° North, depth 39.61 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 00:36:46 / March 14, 2018 @ 12:36 am. Unique identifier: us1000d7gp. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18694797, us1000d7gp. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.61 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 64 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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