A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 57 km NW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (35 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.9 km (8 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/12/16 / 2016-12-21 20:50:14 / December 21, 2016 @ 8:50 pm. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:50:14 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -179.6947° West, 51.6243° North, depth 12.9 km. Id of earthquake: ak14775623. Event ids that are associated: ak14775623.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 57 km NW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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