A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 51 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (32 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:13:10 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.3802 West, latitude 51.36 North, depth = 3.04 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009jcq. Id of event: us20009jcq. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.04 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 22:13:10 / May 10, 2017 @ 10:13 pm.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-three, in the last 10 days five hundred and five, in the past 30 days five hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 51 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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