A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 31 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (19 miles). Exact location, longitude -174.3559° West, latitude 51.9337° North, depth = 64.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.4 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/12/15 / 2015-12-13 20:50:12 / December 13, 2015 @ 8:50 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12285846. Id of event: ak12285846. The temblor was detected at 10:50:12 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km SSW of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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