A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 30 km W of Akutan, Alaska (19 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:45:08 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -166.2434 West, latitude 54.1306 North, depth = 123.51 km. Unique identifier: us60003qxp. Ids that are associated to the event: ak01962es2vl, us60003qxp. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/05/19 / 2019-05-12 06:45:08 / May 12, 2019 @ 6:45 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 123.51 km (77 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 30 km W of Akutan, Alaska.
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