A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 66 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (41 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:07:07 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000geaj. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20058414, us1000geaj. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.9 km (21 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/08/18 / 2018-08-11 00:07:07 / August 11, 2018 @ 12:07 am. Exact location, longitude 179.987° East, latitude 51.09° North, depth = 33.9 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 66 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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