A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported Alaska Peninsula (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 22.7 km, -161.6018° West, 54.3684° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 22.7 km (14 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:14:44 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak13600073. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13600073. Global time and date of event 21/05/16 / 2016-05-21 19:14:44 / May 21, 2016 @ 7:14 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-five 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: Alaska Peninsula.
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