A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 4 km SSW of Circle Hot Springs Station, Alaska (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.7116 West, latitude 65.4271 North, depth = 5.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.8 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/09/16 / 2016-09-21 08:33:23 / September 21, 2016 @ 8:33 am. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:33:23 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak14008360. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14008360.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 4 km SSW of Circle Hot Springs Station, Alaska.
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