A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 70 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (43 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/18 / 2018-03-19 13:07:15 / March 19, 2018 @ 1:07 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000d855. Event ids that are associated: us1000d855. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:07:15 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.75 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -174.5441° West, 51.6016° North, depth 45.75 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 70 km SSW of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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