A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 62 km NNW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (39 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 08:30:58 / 8:30 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak019da97njp. Unique identifier: ak019da97njp. Exact location of earthquake, -156.1395° West, 56.3063° North, depth 67 km. Global time and date of event 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 18:30:58 / October 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. 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: 62 km NNW of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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