A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 108 km S of Shemya Island, Alaska (67 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/05/19 / 2019-05-05 20:41:23 / May 5, 2019 @ 8:41 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.62 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70003l1r. Event ids that are associated: us70003l1r. The temblor was reported at 08:41:23 / 8:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 174.4145° East, 51.7633° North, depth 42.62 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 108 km S of Shemya Island, Alaska.
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