A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km SSE of Shishmaref, Alaska (50 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 13:49:32 / October 21, 2019 @ 1:49 pm. The temblor was picked up at 04:49:32 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak019dig19cj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019dig19cj. Exact location of earthquake, -165.4289° West, 65.5734° North, depth 6.4 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.4 km (4 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 81 km SSE of Shishmaref, Alaska.
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