A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 60 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska (37 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/17 / 2017-07-12 10:53:47 / July 12, 2017 @ 10:53 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16329699. Id of event: ak16329699. Exact location of earthquake, 176.2066° East, 51.8412° North, depth 38.9 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:53:47 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.9 km (24 miles).
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 fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 60 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska.
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