A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 73 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska (45 miles) on Thursday. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:50:17 / 4:50 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20007frn. Event ids that are associated: ak14250359, us20007frn. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -171.3868 West, latitude 51.8366 North, depth = 37.39 km. Global time and date of event 20/10/16 / 2016-10-20 15:50:17 / October 20, 2016 @ 3:50 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 37.39 km (23 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 73 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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