A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 47 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (29 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.1 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -165.2275° West, latitude 53.8594° North, depth = 58.1 km. Event id: ak14774174. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14774174. The temblor was reported at 18:49:29 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/12/16 / 2016-12-21 03:49:29 / December 21, 2016 @ 3:49 am.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 47 km SE of Akutan, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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