A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 19 km NE of Dutch Harbor, Alaska (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -166.3008 West, latitude 53.993 North, depth = 86.32 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/17 / 2017-02-02 17:30:44 / February 2, 2017 @ 5:30 pm. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:30:44 / 7:30 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 86.32 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15191855, us20008ick. Id of event: us20008ick.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 19 km NE of Dutch Harbor, Alaska.
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