A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 9 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska (6 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 53.1 km (33 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 02:00:07 / May 14, 2017 @ 2:00 am UTC/GMT. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:00:07 / 4:00 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak16031108. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16031108. Exact location, longitude -179.1329° West, latitude 51.3467° North, depth = 53.1 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourty-five, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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