A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 75 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (47 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16689998. Id of event: ak16689998. The temblor was picked up at 11:52:09 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -160.7062 West, latitude 54.6374 North, depth = 7.3 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 22:52:09 / August 26, 2017 @ 10:52 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.3 km (5 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 75 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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