A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 68 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska (42 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 88.2 km (55 miles). Global time and date of event 12/10/16 / 2016-10-12 00:46:10 / October 12, 2016 @ 12:46 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us20007f7y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14242020, us20007f7y. Exact location, longitude 176.3078° East, latitude 51.7941° North, depth = 88.2 km. The temblor was reported at 12:46:10 / 12:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 68 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska.
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