A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 20 km WNW of Amukta Island, Alaska (12 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.6 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:36:39 / 9:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -171.5387° West, latitude 52.5474° North, depth = 54.6 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/12/15 / 2015-12-30 07:36:39 / December 30, 2015 @ 7:36 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12342377. Id of event: ak12342377.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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: 20 km WNW of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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