A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 50 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (31 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:57:09 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20004zc7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12777341, us20004zc7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/02/16 / 2016-02-07 23:57:09 / February 7, 2016 @ 11:57 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -170.3645 West, latitude 52.2305 North, depth = 33.5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.5 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 50 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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