A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 16 km WNW of Atka, Alaska (10 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -174.4286 West, latitude 52.2432 North, depth = 211.2 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 19:06:58 / January 8, 2016 @ 7:06 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: ak12452428. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12452428. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:06:58 / 9:06 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 211.2 km (131 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km WNW of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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