A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 61 km W of Chernabura Island, Alaska (38 miles) on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18905362, us2000dw7r. Id of event: us2000dw7r. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.62 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.5123 West, latitude 54.746 North, depth = 23.62 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 17:06:11 / April 2, 2018 @ 5:06 pm. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:06:11 / 8:06 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 61 km W of Chernabura Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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