A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km SSE of Seward, Alaska (48 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: ak20524572. Event ids that are associated: ak20524572. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:56:01 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.6 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/12/18 / 2018-12-21 00:56:01 / December 21, 2018 @ 12:56 am. Exact location of earthquake, -149.1099° West, 59.4229° North, depth 6.6 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 78 km SSE of Seward, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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