A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 132 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (82 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/08/16 / 2016-08-20 02:17:49 / August 20, 2016 @ 2:17 am. Unique identifier: ak13855923. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13855923. Exact location of event, longitude -161.2507 West, latitude 54.122 North, depth = 12.3 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.3 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 15:17:49 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 132 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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