A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 250 km E of Chirikof Island, Alaska (155 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:50:43 / 3:50 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008urt. Event ids that are associated: ak16117960, us10008urt. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/05/17 / 2017-05-24 01:50:43 / May 24, 2017 @ 1:50 am. Exact location of event, depth 8.82 km, -151.6851° West, 55.4753° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.82 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 250 km E of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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