A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 95 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (59 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.6884 West, latitude 51.3908 North, depth = 18.89 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.89 km (12 miles). Unique identifier: us2000g3lj. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19851352, us2000g3lj. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:28:26 / 1:28 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/07/18 / 2018-07-09 01:28:26 / July 9, 2018 @ 1:28 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 95 km SSW of Atka, Alaska.
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