A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 82 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska (51 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 07:56:41 / February 12, 2017 @ 7:56 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.5 km (16 miles). Event id: ak15256882. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15256882. Exact location of event, depth 25.5 km, -166.7899° West, 53.1444° North. The temblor was reported at 20:56:41 / 8:56 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 82 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska.
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