A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 43 km SW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (27 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 14:59:28 / September 16, 2016 @ 2:59 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.1 km (4 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:59:28 / 3:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -159.9605° West, 54.4701° North, depth 6.1 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13995468. Id of event: ak13995468.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km SW of Chernabura Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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