A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 41 km NNW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (25 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: ak14283579. Event ids that are associated: ak14283579. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 70.9 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:39:21 / 4:39 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/10/16 / 2016-10-29 01:39:21 / October 29, 2016 @ 1:39 am. Exact location of event, depth 70.9 km, -179.2433° West, 51.6235° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 41 km NNW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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