A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 91 km SSE of King Salmon, Alaska (57 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 129.7 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -156.2604 West, latitude 57.8979 North, depth = 129.7 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/03/19 / 2019-03-24 11:53:20 / March 24, 2019 @ 11:53 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0193tggz43. Id of event: ak0193tggz43. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:53:20 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter).
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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 91 km SSE of King Salmon, Alaska.
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