A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 29 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska (18 miles) on Friday. Event id: us10005g6l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13504965, us10005g6l. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/04/16 / 2016-04-30 08:08:00 / April 30, 2016 @ 8:08 am. Exact location of event, longitude -171.2244 West, latitude 52.2226 North, depth = 25.7 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:08:00 / 9:08 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.7 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 29 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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