A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 197 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska (122 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:09:36 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -164.5527 West, latitude 52.5194 North, depth = 1.8 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.8 km (1 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/08/16 / 2016-08-27 05:09:36 / August 27, 2016 @ 5:09 am. Id of earthquake: ak13880003. Event ids that are associated: ak13880003.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 197 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska.
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