A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 278 km SSE of Unalaska, Alaska (173 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -164.3027° West, 51.7639° North, depth 2 km. Event id: ak13499208. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13499208. The temblor was picked up at 09:20:03 / 9:20 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/04/16 / 2016-04-17 20:20:03 / April 17, 2016 @ 8:20 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 278 km SSE of Unalaska, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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