A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 184 km S of Atka, Alaska (114 miles). Event id: us1000d8pc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18699620, us1000d8pc. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/03/18 / 2018-03-16 05:24:49 / March 16, 2018 @ 5:24 am. The temblor was picked up at 17:24:49 / 5:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.62 km (15 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -174.0423 West, latitude 50.5431 North, depth = 24.62 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. 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: 184 km S of Atka, Alaska.
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