A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 48 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska (30 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.8 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/09/16 / 2016-09-15 09:28:53 / September 15, 2016 @ 9:28 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 37.8 km, -171.0571° West, 52.0704° North. The temblor was picked up at 22:28:53 / 10:28 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13986346. Id of event: ak13986346.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 48 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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