A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 55 km SSE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (34 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:30:36 / 9:30 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/16 / 2016-05-08 09:30:36 / May 8, 2016 @ 9:30 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.66 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 179.8715° East, latitude 51.4777° North, depth = 48.66 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13531520, us10005fxf. Unique identifier: us10005fxf.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 55 km SSE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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