A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 48 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska (30 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 93.8 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/10/17 / 2017-10-13 07:33:31 / October 13, 2017 @ 7:33 am. Event id: ak17028458. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17028458. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:33:31 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 93.8 km, -179.2418° West, 51.6911° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 48 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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