A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 135 km SSW of Buldir Island, Alaska (84 miles) on Friday. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:28:11 / 6:28 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/18 / 2018-07-06 06:28:11 / July 6, 2018 @ 6:28 am. Exact location, longitude 175.2426° East, latitude 51.2186° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000g2ku. Event ids that are associated: ak19844811, us2000g2ku. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 135 km SSW of Buldir Island, Alaska.
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