A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 66 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska (41 miles). Global time and date of event 04/08/16 / 2016-08-04 06:12:10 / August 4, 2016 @ 6:12 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10006c2y. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13829632, us10006c2y. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 57.8 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -170.7836 West, latitude 51.963 North, depth = 57.8 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:12:10 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 66 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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