A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 43 km SE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (27 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -179.9835° West, 51.6621° North, depth 88.92 km. Unique identifier: us10008vqj. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15958656, us10008vqj. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/05/17 / 2017-05-07 11:00:31 / May 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am. The temblor was picked up at 23:00:31 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 88.92 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and eighty-four, in the last 10 days four hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 43 km SE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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