A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 237 km SSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (147 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:21:30 / 5:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -160.933 West, latitude 52.8107 North, depth = 29 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/10/18 / 2018-10-10 04:21:30 / October 10, 2018 @ 4:21 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20275210. Unique identifier: ak20275210. The epicenter was at a depth of 29 km (18 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 237 km SSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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