A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Mifflintown in Pennsylvania. Exact location of earthquake, -77.5056667° West, 40.4218333° North, depth 26.71 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004089, ld60171121. Id of event: ld60171121. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.71 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.44-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:30:57 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/06/19 / 2019-06-13 00:30:57 / June 13, 2019 @ 12:30 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Harrisburg (c. 49 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Altoona (c. 46 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from State College (c. 42 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Chambersburg (c. 20 300 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Carlisle (c. 18 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Elizabethtown, Hanover, Lewisburg.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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