A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 60 km W of Amatignak Island, Alaska (37 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.7 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 06:05:31 / April 6, 2016 @ 6:05 am. Event id: ak13341117. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13341117. The temblor was reported at 18:05:31 / 6:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -179.9612° West, latitude 51.3434° North, depth = 22.7 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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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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: 60 km W of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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