A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 186 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska (116 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/08/16 / 2016-08-27 05:09:33 / August 27, 2016 @ 5:09 am. The temblor was reported at 18:09:33 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -164.565° West, latitude 52.6242° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us10006n5d. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13880003, us10006n5d.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. 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: 186 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska.
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