A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 58 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (36 miles). Event id: us1000atkd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17043214, us1000atkd. The temblor was picked up at 10:51:17 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/10/17 / 2017-10-14 22:51:17 / October 14, 2017 @ 10:51 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2836 West, latitude 51.1637 North, depth = 18.53 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.53 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 58 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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