A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 71 km SE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (44 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 14.4 km, -178.5314° West, 50.7342° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/03/18 / 2018-03-26 19:57:03 / March 26, 2018 @ 7:57 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18938673. Id of event: ak18938673. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.4 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 07:57:03 / 7:57 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 71 km SE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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