A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Unimak Island region, Alaska (0 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:14:27 / 8:14 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/04/17 / 2017-04-01 20:14:27 / April 1, 2017 @ 8:14 pm. Exact location of event, depth 77.3 km, -164.5148° West, 54.2699° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 77.3 km (48 miles). Id of earthquake: ak15657605. Event ids that are associated: ak15657605.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
Questions or comments?
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: Unimak Island region, Alaska.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.