A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 48 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska (30 miles). Unique identifier: ak14023297. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14023297. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/09/16 / 2016-09-21 04:44:49 / September 21, 2016 @ 4:44 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.1 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 176.0918° East, 51.9306° North, depth 25.1 km. The temblor was detected at 16:44:49 / 4:44 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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