A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 71 km ESE of Cape Yakataga, Alaska (44 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/08/17 / 2017-08-29 08:21:51 / August 29, 2017 @ 8:21 am. Exact location of earthquake, -141.3024° West, 59.7642° North, depth 12.4 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:21:51 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.4 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16741347. Unique identifier: ak16741347.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 71 km ESE of Cape Yakataga, Alaska.
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