A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 20 km SE of False Pass, Alaska (12 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:36:07 / 7:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -163.1932 West, latitude 54.7174 North, depth = 111.98 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/10/18 / 2018-10-15 16:36:07 / October 15, 2018 @ 4:36 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 111.98 km (70 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000hekp. Event ids that are associated: ak20283896, us1000hekp.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 20 km SE of False Pass, Alaska.
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