A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 82 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (51 miles). Unique identifier: ak16845453. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16845453. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49.1 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:35:25 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 05:35:25 / September 18, 2017 @ 5:35 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -164.9962° West, 53.5583° North, depth 49.1 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and 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: 82 km SE of Akutan, Alaska.
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