A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 112 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska (70 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/18 / 2018-09-12 22:48:25 / September 12, 2018 @ 10:48 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.7 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 13:48:25 / 1:48 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20252364. Id of event: ak20252364. Exact location of earthquake, -137.5606° West, 58.1061° North, depth 8.7 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 112 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska.
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