A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 78 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska (48 miles) on Friday. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:13:42 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak13421485. Event ids that are associated: ak13421485. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/04/16 / 2016-04-08 20:13:42 / April 8, 2016 @ 8:13 pm. Exact location of event, depth 54.2 km, -167.041° West, 53.239° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 54.2 km (34 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
How would you describe the shaking?
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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.