A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 70 km SW of Atka, Alaska (43 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 17:13:36 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 63.5 km (39 miles). Exact location, longitude -175.0522° West, latitude 51.8398° North, depth = 63.5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/01/16 / 2016-01-12 03:13:36 / January 12, 2016 @ 3:13 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12457490. Id of event: ak12457490.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 70 km SW of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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