A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 221 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (137 miles). Exact location of event, depth 28.6 km, -163.6584° West, 52.5976° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/04/16 / 2016-04-13 15:56:21 / April 13, 2016 @ 3:56 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 28.6 km (18 miles). Unique identifier: us20005kbp. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13431282, us20005kbp. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:56:21 / 4:56 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 221 km SE of Akutan, Alaska.
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