A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 136 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (85 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/11/16 / 2016-11-05 19:14:40 / November 5, 2016 @ 7:14 pm. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:14:40 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -164.5752° West, 53.1365° North, depth 33.9 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.9 km (21 miles). Id of earthquake: ak14299190. Event ids that are associated: ak14299190.
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 one, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 136 km SE of Akutan, Alaska.
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