A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 154 km ENE of Chirikof Island, Alaska (96 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -153.2075° West, 56.1402° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 10:21:11 / October 16, 2019 @ 10:21 am. The temblor was detected at 00:21:11 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Unique identifier: ak019da4e6z1. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019da4e6z1.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 154 km ENE of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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