A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 34 km S of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (21 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79 km (49 miles). Exact location, longitude 179.5311° East, latitude 51.6487° North, depth = 79 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 20:28:44 / February 6, 2017 @ 8:28 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak15216971. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15216971. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:28:44 / 8:28 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 34 km S of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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