A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska (42 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us20009vrc. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16329699, us20009vrc. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.2 km (23 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:53:47 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 176.1947 East, latitude 51.7638 North, depth = 37.2 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/17 / 2017-07-12 10:53:47 / July 12, 2017 @ 10:53 am.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 68 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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