A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 116 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (72 miles) on Friday. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:24:59 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.75 km (13 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak18701031, us1000d8pr. Unique identifier: us1000d8pr. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/03/18 / 2018-03-16 18:24:59 / March 16, 2018 @ 6:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -161.3732 West, latitude 54.4195 North, depth = 20.75 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 116 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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