A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 45 km SW of Amukta Island, Alaska (28 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.4 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -171.7134 West, latitude 52.1854 North, depth = 25.4 km. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:07:47 / 8:07 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000adew. Event ids that are associated: ak16748696, us2000adew. Global time and date of event 31/08/17 / 2017-08-31 07:07:47 / August 31, 2017 @ 7:07 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 45 km SW of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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