A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 85 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska (53 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:00:50 / 7:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 176.214 East, latitude 51.6065 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us1000g497. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20012526, us1000g497. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/08/18 / 2018-08-06 07:00:50 / August 6, 2018 @ 7:00 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 85 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska.
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