A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 58 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (36 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -178.2725 West, latitude 51.3411 North, depth = 35 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:55:49 / 10:55 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000ax8h. Event ids that are associated: ak17095425, us1000ax8h. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/10/17 / 2017-10-24 20:55:49 / October 24, 2017 @ 8:55 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days seven hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 58 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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