A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 168 km S of False Pass, Alaska (104 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000d8gt. Event ids that are associated: ak18704288, us1000d8gt. Exact location of event, depth 16.32 km, -162.9741° West, 53.3602° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.32 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 09:12:43 / 9:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 20:12:43 / March 17, 2018 @ 8:12 pm.
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 six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 168 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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