A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 112 km SW of Amukta Island, Alaska (70 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/18 / 2018-09-29 19:06:04 / September 29, 2018 @ 7:06 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -172.3801 West, latitude 51.7452 North, depth = 58.56 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.56 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000h7hs. Event ids that are associated: ak20267113, us1000h7hs. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:06:04 / 8:06 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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