A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km SSE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (40 miles) on Sunday. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:09:19 / 8:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 26.4 km, 179.832° East, 51.3766° North. Id of earthquake: us10007t65. Event ids that are associated: ak15069000, us10007t65. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.4 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/01/17 / 2017-01-08 08:09:19 / January 8, 2017 @ 8:09 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 65 km SSE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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