A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 53 km SW of Unalaska, Alaska (33 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 17:13:16 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/10/16 / 2016-10-08 01:13:16 / October 8, 2016 @ 1:13 am. Unique identifier: ak14189982. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14189982. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -167.1326 West, latitude 53.5484 North, depth = 13.2 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.2 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 53 km SW of Unalaska, Alaska.
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