A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 84 km ESE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (52 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.938° West, latitude 51.0748° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 12:24:01 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/08/18 / 2018-08-17 00:24:01 / August 17, 2018 @ 12:24 am. Unique identifier: us1000gbji. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20107267, us1000gbji.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 84 km ESE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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