A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 67 km WSW of Tok, Alaska (42 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/09/18 / 2018-09-23 20:51:03 / September 23, 2018 @ 8:51 pm. The temblor was detected at 11:51:03 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20261488. Id of event: ak20261488. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.2688 West, latitude 63.1689 North, depth = 2 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 67 km WSW of Tok, Alaska.
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