A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 78 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska (48 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.4 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 176.4405° East, 51.7257° North, depth 25.4 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:02:19 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak16155013. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16155013. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 10:02:19 / May 14, 2017 @ 10:02 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 78 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska.
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