A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 56 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska (35 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 51.3 km (32 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12151280. Unique identifier: ak12151280. The temblor was detected at 17:30:12 / 5:30 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/12/15 / 2015-12-07 04:30:12 / December 7, 2015 @ 4:30 am. Exact location of event, depth 51.3 km, -171.2561° West, 51.9823° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 56 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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