A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 86 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska (53 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 73.81 km (46 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/03/18 / 2018-03-20 15:38:59 / March 20, 2018 @ 3:38 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18716601, us1000daib. Id of event: us1000daib. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:38:59 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -167.1368 West, latitude 53.184 North, depth = 73.81 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
Did you feel the quake?
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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 86 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.