A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 137 km SW of Yakutat, Alaska (85 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.3 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:13:42 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -141.3667° West, 58.6444° North, depth 0.3 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/12/18 / 2018-12-02 07:13:42 / December 2, 2018 @ 7:13 am. Unique identifier: ak20428975. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20428975.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 137 km SW of Yakutat, Alaska.
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