A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 263 km S of Middleton Island, Alaska (163 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20237200, us1000gj4t. Id of event: us1000gj4t. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 19:10:00 / August 28, 2018 @ 7:10 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -145.9005 West, latitude 57.082 North, depth = 10 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:10:00 / 9:10 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 263 km S of Middleton Island, Alaska.
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