A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 21 km S of Amatignak Island, Alaska (13 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.07 km (32 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/08/17 / 2017-08-18 16:27:41 / August 18, 2017 @ 4:27 pm. Exact location of event, depth 52.07 km, -179.0491° West, 51.0738° North. The temblor was reported at 06:27:41 / 6:27 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000adp0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16557824, us2000adp0.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-seven 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. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 21 km S of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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