A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 131 km S of Amatignak Island, Alaska (81 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.4 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -179.0343 West, latitude 50.0846 North, depth = 28.4 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/08/17 / 2017-08-29 20:36:15 / August 29, 2017 @ 8:36 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:36:15 / 8:36 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak16747792. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16747792.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 131 km S of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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