A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 71 km ENE of Old Iliamna, Alaska (44 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 116.1 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 116.1 km, -153.8074° West, 60.0724° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/04/17 / 2017-04-21 12:26:16 / April 21, 2017 @ 12:26 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15796216. Id of event: ak15796216. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:26:16 / 3:26 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
Did you feel the quake?
Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 71 km ENE of Old Iliamna, Alaska.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.