A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 88 km W of Haines, Alaska (55 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.7 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/19 / 2019-09-01 04:35:20 / September 1, 2019 @ 4:35 am. The temblor was detected at 20:35:20 / 8:35 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak019b7lpyl4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019b7lpyl4. Exact location of event, depth 11.7 km, -136.9831° West, 59.1249° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 88 km W of Haines, Alaska.
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