A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 84 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (52 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:41:11 / 1:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.52 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/10/16 / 2016-10-28 00:41:11 / October 28, 2016 @ 12:41 am. Exact location of event, depth 17.52 km, -164.7843° West, 53.6485° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak14279218, us100073pm. Unique identifier: us100073pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 84 km SE of Akutan, Alaska.
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