A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 40 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (25 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.7 km (15 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -174.3709° West, 51.8499° North, depth 24.7 km. Id of earthquake: ak12351581. Event ids that are associated: ak12351581. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:58:57 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/12/15 / 2015-12-30 20:58:57 / December 30, 2015 @ 8:58 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 40 km SSW of Atka, Alaska.
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