A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 55 km W of Chernabura Island, Alaska (34 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.6 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 00:33:59 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak16443013. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16443013. Exact location of earthquake, -160.4066° West, 54.7059° North, depth 14.6 km. Global time and date of event 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 09:33:59 / August 5, 2017 @ 9:33 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 55 km W of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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