A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 97 km SW of Sand Point, Alaska (60 miles). Event id: ak20306313. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20306313. Exact location, longitude -161.4208° West, latitude 54.64° North, depth = 25 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:42:45 / 10:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/10/18 / 2018-10-31 09:42:45 / October 31, 2018 @ 9:42 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 97 km SW of Sand Point, Alaska.
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