A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 119 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (74 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.03 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -164.3111° West, latitude 53.4967° North, depth = 12.03 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:05:35 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 11:05:35 / April 7, 2018 @ 11:05 am. Unique identifier: us2000dw68. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19056395, us2000dw68.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 119 km SE of Akutan, Alaska.
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