A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 197 km S of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (122 miles). Unique identifier: ak14006773. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14006773. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 05:28:19 / September 16, 2016 @ 5:28 am. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:28:19 / 5:28 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.5 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 177.1632° East, 50.3455° North, depth 26.5 km.
Each 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 197 km S of Kiska Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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