A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 128 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska (80 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19 km (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -164.7951 West, latitude 53.1379 North, depth = 19 km. The temblor was detected at 04:08:11 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/10/18 / 2018-10-12 15:08:11 / October 12, 2018 @ 3:08 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20279312. Unique identifier: ak20279312.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 128 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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