A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 51 km SSW of Amukta Island, Alaska (32 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.9 km (26 miles). Global time and date of event 31/08/17 / 2017-08-31 07:07:46 / August 31, 2017 @ 7:07 am UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:07:46 / 8:07 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak16748696. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16748696. Exact location of earthquake, -171.6613° West, 52.0952° North, depth 41.9 km.
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 ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 51 km SSW of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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