A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 55 km W of Chernabura Island, Alaska (34 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 09:33:59 / August 5, 2017 @ 9:33 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.6 km (9 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:33:59 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16443013, us2000a6g3. Unique identifier: us2000a6g3. Exact location of event, longitude -160.4066 West, latitude 54.7059 North, depth = 14.6 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
Did you feel the quake?
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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 55 km W of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.