A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 87 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska (54 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10006jft. Event ids that are associated: ak13889614, us10006jft. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 176.1928 East, latitude 51.5852 North, depth = 25.6 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 07:38:44 / September 1, 2016 @ 7:38 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 19:38:44 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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