A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 95 km S of Unalaska, Alaska (59 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -166.4512 West, latitude 53.0138 North, depth = 46 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 06:43:08 / August 8, 2017 @ 6:43 am. Id of earthquake: ak16476875. Event ids that are associated: ak16476875. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:43:08 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 95 km S of Unalaska, Alaska.
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