A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 47 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (29 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.99 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -178.5013° West, 51.4479° North, depth 1.99 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 21:22:58 / May 10, 2017 @ 9:22 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16017788, us10008wc5. Unique identifier: us10008wc5. The temblor was picked up at 11:22:58 / 11:22 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 one hundred and ten, in the last 10 days four hundred and sixty-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 47 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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