A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 31 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (19 miles) on Sunday. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:50:12 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 64.4 km, -174.3559° West, 51.9337° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 64.4 km (40 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/12/15 / 2015-12-13 20:50:12 / December 13, 2015 @ 8:50 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12285846, us1000487k. Id of event: us1000487k.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-one 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. 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: 31 km SSW of Atka, Alaska.
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