A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 167 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (104 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/10/15 / 2015-10-13 20:16:44 / October 13, 2015 @ 8:16 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -173.2888 West, latitude 50.7996 North, depth = 41.5 km. Id of earthquake: ak11738858. Event ids that are associated: ak11738858. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:16:44 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.5 km (26 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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: 167 km SSE of Atka, Alaska.
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