A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 123 km SE of Cold Bay, Alaska (76 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.9 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak20039265. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20039265. The temblor was reported at 01:58:49 / 1:58 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/08/18 / 2018-08-09 12:58:49 / August 9, 2018 @ 12:58 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -161.4795° West, 54.3364° North, depth 31.9 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 123 km SE of Cold Bay, Alaska.
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