A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 47 km NW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (29 miles). Unique identifier: us200050dm. Ids that are associated to the event: us200050dm, ak12658643. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.2 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 39.2 km, -179.6451° West, 51.5193° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/02/16 / 2016-02-03 19:31:12 / February 3, 2016 @ 7:31 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:31:12 / 7:31 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 47 km NW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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