A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 219 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska (136 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 11:44:12 / 11:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -164.6589° West, 52.258° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15341181, us20008ln1. Unique identifier: us20008ln1. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/02/17 / 2017-02-22 22:44:12 / February 22, 2017 @ 10:44 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 219 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska.
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