A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 123 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (76 miles). Global time and date of event 22/05/16 / 2016-05-22 23:11:47 / May 22, 2016 @ 11:11 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -161.336 West, latitude 54.3397 North, depth = 29.93 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:11:47 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.93 km (19 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak13602851, us20005z34. Unique identifier: us20005z34.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 123 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska.
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