A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 69 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska (43 miles). Event id: us10006npm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13888118, us10006npm. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/08/16 / 2016-08-30 16:29:30 / August 30, 2016 @ 4:29 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 176.3882 East, latitude 51.8069 North, depth = 29.86 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.86 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:29:30 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter).
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 seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 69 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska.
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