A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 228 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (142 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -149.8951° West, 56.0335° North, depth 9.1 km. Unique identifier: ak02129deqbz. Ids that are associated to the event: ak02129deqbz. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.1 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/02/21 / 2021-02-18 20:27:39 / February 18, 2021 @ 8:27 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 20:27:39 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 228 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska.
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