A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 14 km S of Amatignak Island, Alaska (9 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:37:38 / 9:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -179.0779° West, latitude 51.1358° North, depth = 14.3 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.3 km (9 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/03/18 / 2018-03-27 19:37:38 / March 27, 2018 @ 7:37 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak18792287. Event ids that are associated: ak18792287.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seven hundred and seventeen 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 14 km S of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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