A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:45:41 / 1:45 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/09/17 / 2017-09-07 13:45:41 / September 7, 2017 @ 1:45 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.4 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak16776446. Event ids that are associated: ak16776446. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.9226 West, latitude 51.2283 North, depth = 16.4 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. 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: Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
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