A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 68 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (42 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:10:20 / 6:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20287023, us1000hh81. Id of event: us1000hh81. Exact location of earthquake, -165.01° West, 53.713° North, depth 35 km. Global time and date of event 19/10/18 / 2018-10-19 05:10:20 / October 19, 2018 @ 5:10 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 68 km SE of Akutan, Alaska.
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