A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 14 km NE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (9 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.2 km (16 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.9636° West, latitude 51.354° North, depth = 25.2 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12734929. Unique identifier: ak12734929. The temblor was reported at 02:53:49 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/02/16 / 2016-02-06 12:53:49 / February 6, 2016 @ 12:53 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 14 km NE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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