A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 106 km S of Buldir Island, Alaska (66 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 07:38:42 / September 1, 2016 @ 7:38 am. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:38:42 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.7 km (29 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 176.14 East, latitude 51.4086 North, depth = 46.7 km. Event id: ak13889614. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13889614.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 106 km S of Buldir Island, Alaska.
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