A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 38 km E of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (24 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 177.48 km (110 miles). Exact location, longitude -179.8389° West, latitude 51.9357° North, depth = 177.48 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:51:01 / 7:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/03/18 / 2018-03-29 07:51:01 / March 29, 2018 @ 7:51 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18816060, us2000dv5m. Unique identifier: us2000dv5m.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 38 km E of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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