A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 3 km SSW of Circle Hot Springs Station, Alaska (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/09/16 / 2016-09-21 11:08:00 / September 21, 2016 @ 11:08 am. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:08:00 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.4 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.7141 West, latitude 65.4366 North, depth = 4.4 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak14008958. Unique identifier: ak14008958.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km SSW of Circle Hot Springs Station, Alaska.
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