A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 69 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska (43 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -171.0349° West, 51.8747° North, depth 25.9 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.9 km (16 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13491763. Id of event: ak13491763. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/04/16 / 2016-04-23 20:15:55 / April 23, 2016 @ 8:15 pm. The temblor was picked up at 09:15:55 / 9:15 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. 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: 69 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.