A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 117 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska (73 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.4 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/08/19 / 2019-08-16 15:14:26 / August 16, 2019 @ 3:14 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -137.5475 West, latitude 57.9638 North, depth = 15.4 km. The temblor was reported at 06:14:26 / 6:14 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019ahbjovf. Id of event: ak019ahbjovf.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 117 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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