A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 69 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (43 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.2897 West, latitude 51.9248 North, depth = 38.2 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/10/15 / 2015-10-06 13:22:30 / October 6, 2015 @ 1:22 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:22:30 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak11732289. Ids that are associated to the event: ak11732289. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.2 km (24 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 69 km ESE of Atka, Alaska.
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