A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Kodiak Station in Alaska. Unique identifier: ak16402587. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16402587. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 09:34:26 / August 2, 2017 @ 9:34 am. The temblor was reported at 00:34:26 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 48.5 km (30 miles). Exact location of event, depth 48.5 km, -152.9942° West, 58.3206° North.
Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kodiak (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 66 km NNW of Kodiak Station, Alaska.
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