A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 28 km S of Buldir Island, Alaska (17 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16143660. Unique identifier: ak16143660. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 12:44:41 / May 30, 2017 @ 12:44 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 89.5 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 00:44:41 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 175.9166° East, latitude 52.1035° North, depth = 89.5 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 28 km S of Buldir Island, Alaska.
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