A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 79 km NW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (49 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:40:37 / 3:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019edo1pe9. Id of event: ak019edo1pe9. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/11/19 / 2019-11-09 01:40:37 / November 9, 2019 @ 1:40 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.5967 West, latitude 56.2866 North, depth = 15.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.6 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 79 km NW of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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