A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 49 km NNE of Yakutat, Alaska (30 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 12/10/18 / 2018-10-12 05:28:17 / October 12, 2018 @ 5:28 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 20:28:17 / 8:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -139.4383° West, 59.9675° North, depth 5.4 km. Event id: ak20278271. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20278271. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.4 km (3 miles).
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 two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 49 km NNE of Yakutat, Alaska.
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