A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 19 km SSW of Whittier, Alaska (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.829 West, latitude 60.6098 North, depth = 31.2 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/10/19 / 2019-10-12 21:24:18 / October 12, 2019 @ 9:24 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31.2 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:24:18 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak019d3ot6yo. Unique identifier: ak019d3ot6yo.
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-nine 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: 19 km SSW of Whittier, Alaska.
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