A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 51 km NE of Yakutat, Alaska (32 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19239022. Id of event: ak19239022. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:21:56 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/04/18 / 2018-04-16 03:21:56 / April 16, 2018 @ 3:21 am. Exact location of event, longitude -138.9862 West, latitude 59.8188 North, depth = 0.1 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 51 km NE of Yakutat, Alaska.
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