A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck 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 picked up at 06:49:41 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10004gjp. Event ids that are associated: ak12464796, us10004gjp. Exact location of earthquake, -164.7367° West, 53.6053° North, depth 31.9 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.9 km (20 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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. 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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