A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 197 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (122 miles). Exact location of event, depth 56.5 km, -164.0161° West, 52.7047° North. The temblor was reported at 00:23:46 / 12:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 56.5 km (35 miles). Unique identifier: ak17107230. Ids that are associated to the event: ak17107230. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/10/17 / 2017-10-28 11:23:46 / October 28, 2017 @ 11:23 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 197 km SE of Akutan, Alaska.
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