A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 48 km NE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (30 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 21:24:44 / May 10, 2017 @ 9:24 pm. The temblor was reported at 11:24:44 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16017790, us10008wc6. Unique identifier: us10008wc6. Exact location of earthquake, -178.5339° West, 51.5082° North, depth 3.89 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.89 km (2 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventeen, in the last 10 days four hundred and seventy-two, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 48 km NE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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