A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 80 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (50 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 105.8 km, -153.2141° West, 59.7191° North. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:35:09 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/09/18 / 2018-09-17 12:35:09 / September 17, 2018 @ 12:35 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 105.8 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hftx, ak20256573. Id of event: ak20256573.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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: 80 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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