A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 88 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska (55 miles). Global time and date of event 28/08/16 / 2016-08-28 12:52:37 / August 28, 2016 @ 12:52 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:52:37 / 1:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -165.0442 West, latitude 53.4642 North, depth = 39 km. Id of earthquake: ak13882370. Event ids that are associated: ak13882370.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 88 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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