A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 52 km W of Amukta Island, Alaska (32 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us1000728p. Event ids that are associated: ak14274750, us1000728p. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 113.9 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 12:58:14 / 12:58 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/10/16 / 2016-10-23 23:58:14 / October 23, 2016 @ 11:58 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -172.0275° West, 52.504° North, depth 113.9 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 52 km W of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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