A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 66 km WSW of Amukta Island, Alaska (41 miles). Event id: ak15309263. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15309263. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 17:11:27 / February 19, 2017 @ 5:11 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 117.9 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:11:27 / 7:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -172.2021 West, latitude 52.3445 North, depth = 117.9 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 66 km WSW of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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