A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (42 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 13:04:09 / August 16, 2017 @ 1:04 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.5 km (1 miles). The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:04:09 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000ad8x. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16537174, us2000ad8x. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.7943 West, latitude 50.827 North, depth = 1.5 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 68 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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