A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 47 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (29 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.24 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 13:10:48 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/19 / 2019-03-14 23:10:48 / March 14, 2019 @ 11:10 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -178.4944° West, 51.4564° North, depth 55.24 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0193d3zjx3, us1000jg2h. Id of event: us1000jg2h.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 47 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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