A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 13 km NNW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (8 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.9 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:42:23 / 5:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -179.1852° West, latitude 51.369° North, depth = 9.9 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13891365. Id of event: ak13891365. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 02:42:23 / September 2, 2016 @ 2:42 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 13 km NNW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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