A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 32 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska (20 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -171.1869 West, latitude 52.1995 North, depth = 35.59 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/17 / 2017-08-01 03:58:48 / August 1, 2017 @ 3:58 am. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:58:48 / 4:58 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000a5j8. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16392603, us2000a5j8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.59 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 32 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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