A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 245 km ESE of Chirikof Island, Alaska (152 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19173869. Id of event: ak19173869. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:29:19 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/04/18 / 2018-04-05 18:29:19 / April 5, 2018 @ 6:29 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.2 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.8555 West, latitude 55.2616 North, depth = 1.2 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 245 km ESE of Chirikof Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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