A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 9 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska (6 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 02:53:49 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12734929, us10004rdy. Id of event: us10004rdy. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.1043 West, latitude 51.3487 North, depth = 31.5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/02/16 / 2016-02-06 12:53:49 / February 6, 2016 @ 12:53 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 31.5 km (20 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 9 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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