A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 91 km W of Amukta Island, Alaska (57 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:47:43 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60006rjf. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019fzl38jk, us60006rjf. Exact location of event, longitude -172.5812 West, latitude 52.3312 North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/12/19 / 2019-12-14 03:47:43 / December 14, 2019 @ 3:47 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 91 km W of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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