A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 115 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (71 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -164.0677° West, 53.8832° North, depth 50.9 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16778134, us2000al71. Unique identifier: us2000al71. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50.9 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 07:24:16 / September 8, 2017 @ 7:24 am. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:24:16 / 8:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 115 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska.
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