A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 56 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (35 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16537174. Unique identifier: ak16537174. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.5 km (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -179.7981° West, 50.9986° North, depth 0.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 13:04:11 / August 16, 2017 @ 1:04 pm. The temblor was detected at 01:04:11 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 56 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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