A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 97 km SW of Atka, Alaska (60 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -175.2592 West, latitude 51.6127 North, depth = 25.6 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.6 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:07:46 / 3:07 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12293336. Id of event: ak12293336. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/12/15 / 2015-12-22 15:07:46 / December 22, 2015 @ 3:07 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 97 km SW of Atka, Alaska.
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