A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 52 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (32 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 23:22:48 / May 8, 2017 @ 11:22 pm. The temblor was reported at 13:22:48 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.4078° West, 51.4242° North, depth 1.23 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.23 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15998835, us10008ur9. Id of event: us10008ur9.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and twenty-six, in the last 10 days five hundred and eleven, in the past 30 days five hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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