A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 46 km SE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (29 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 97 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 05:01:37 / August 3, 2017 @ 5:01 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 17:01:37 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.955 West, latitude 51.6364 North, depth = 97 km. Id of earthquake: us2000a3z0. Event ids that are associated: ak16413802, us2000a3z0.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 46 km SE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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