A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 52 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (32 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.34 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:25:22 / 4:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4001 West, latitude 51.4134 North, depth = 3.34 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/18 / 2018-08-09 14:25:22 / August 9, 2018 @ 2:25 pm. Unique identifier: us1000gaqy. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20039902, us1000gaqy.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 52 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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