A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 57 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (35 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.7 km (18 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.2887 West, latitude 51.2378 North, depth = 28.7 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:26:02 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/10/17 / 2017-10-06 10:26:02 / October 6, 2017 @ 10:26 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000b25y. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16990167, us2000b25y.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days seven hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 57 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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