A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 71 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska (44 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:10:32 / 7:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/10/15 / 2015-10-07 06:10:32 / October 7, 2015 @ 6:10 am. Exact location, longitude -171.4295° West, latitude 51.8551° North, depth = 25.6 km. Unique identifier: ak11732949. Ids that are associated to the event: ak11732949.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 seventy-five 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 71 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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