A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 90 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (56 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/01/16 / 2016-01-17 17:49:41 / January 17, 2016 @ 5:49 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 06:49:41 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak12464796. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12464796. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.9 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -164.7367 West, latitude 53.6053 North, depth = 31.9 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 90 km SE of Akutan, Alaska.
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