A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 87 km S of Atka, Alaska (54 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:16:57 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/09/15 / 2015-09-16 01:16:57 / September 16, 2015 @ 1:16 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20003n9u. Event ids that are associated: us20003n9u, ak11703022. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.86 km (25 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.331 West, latitude 51.4169 North, depth = 39.86 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days ninety and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 87 km S of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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