A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 67 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska (42 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:38:21 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000adex. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16748772, us2000adex. Exact location of event, longitude 176.2692 East, latitude 51.7878 North, depth = 48.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.4 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/17 / 2017-08-31 08:38:21 / August 31, 2017 @ 8:38 am UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 67 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska.
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