A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 114 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (71 miles). Id of earthquake: ak16489189. Event ids that are associated: ak16489189. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -164.2547 West, latitude 53.6335 North, depth = 27.3 km. The temblor was detected at 19:28:23 / 7:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 06:28:23 / August 9, 2017 @ 6:28 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.3 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 114 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska.
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