A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 39 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska (24 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:18:13 / 3:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.1 km (42 miles). Exact location, longitude -166.664° West, latitude 53.528° North, depth = 68.1 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13967225, us10006r3f. Id of event: us10006r3f. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/09/16 / 2016-09-13 23:18:13 / September 13, 2016 @ 11:18 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 39 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska.
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