A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 186 km S of Buldir Island, Alaska (116 miles). Exact location, longitude 175.5528° East, latitude 50.7015° North, depth = 28.9 km. The temblor was detected at 15:16:13 / 3:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.9 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak16379578. Event ids that are associated: ak16379578. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/07/17 / 2017-07-05 03:16:13 / July 5, 2017 @ 3:16 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 186 km S of Buldir Island, Alaska.
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