A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 31 km NW of Unalakleet, Alaska (19 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -161.308 West, latitude 64.0317 North, depth = 21.1 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.1 km (13 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:48:50 / 2:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/12/18 / 2018-12-21 11:48:50 / December 21, 2018 @ 11:48 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak20525562. Event ids that are associated: ak20525562.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km NW of Unalakleet, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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