A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 118 km WNW of Gustavus, Alaska (73 miles) on Thursday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:49:10 / 12:49 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.9 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -137.6377° West, latitude 58.7992° North, depth = 10.9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/19 / 2019-08-01 21:49:10 / August 1, 2019 @ 9:49 pm. Unique identifier: ak0199sm9j24. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0199sm9j24.
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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 118 km WNW of Gustavus, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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