A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 149 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (93 miles) on Thursday. Event id: ak16420389. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16420389. Exact location, longitude -164.0871° West, latitude 53.2432° North, depth = 14.5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.5 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:27:13 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 14:27:13 / August 3, 2017 @ 2:27 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 149 km SE of Akutan, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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