A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 143 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (89 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:14:36 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us100076te. Event ids that are associated: ak14299190, us100076te. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/11/16 / 2016-11-05 19:14:36 / November 5, 2016 @ 7:14 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -164.5646° West, 53.0615° North, depth 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 143 km SE of Akutan, Alaska.
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