A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 67 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska (42 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 48.5 km (30 miles). Id of earthquake: ak16748772. Event ids that are associated: ak16748772. The temblor was reported at 20:38:21 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 176.2662° East, 51.7865° North, depth 48.5 km. Global time and date of event 31/08/17 / 2017-08-31 08:38:21 / August 31, 2017 @ 8:38 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 67 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska.
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