A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 50 km NNE of Yakutat, Alaska (31 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 19:04:41 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/18 / 2018-09-18 04:04:41 / September 18, 2018 @ 4:04 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20257113. Unique identifier: ak20257113. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -139.4194 West, latitude 59.9741 North, depth = 3 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 50 km NNE of Yakutat, Alaska.
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