A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 75 km SSW of Buldir Island, Alaska (47 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.7 km (11 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/11/17 / 2017-11-16 19:34:51 / November 16, 2017 @ 7:34 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 175.688° East, 51.6996° North, depth 17.7 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:34:51 / 7:34 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak17382890. Event ids that are associated: ak17382890.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 75 km SSW of Buldir Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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