A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 57 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska (35 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/18 / 2018-08-09 15:17:17 / August 9, 2018 @ 3:17 pm. The temblor was picked up at 04:17:17 / 4:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -171.0734 West, latitude 51.9849 North, depth = 40.65 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 40.65 km (25 miles). Unique identifier: us1000g91f. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20040542, us1000g91f.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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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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. 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: 57 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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