A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 79 km SE of Atka, Alaska (49 miles). Exact location of event, depth 39.66 km, -173.5178° West, 51.6156° North. The temblor was reported at 11:35:07 / 11:35 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10004bv9. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12367197, us10004bv9. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/12/15 / 2015-12-31 23:35:07 / December 31, 2015 @ 11:35 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 39.66 km (25 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 79 km SE of Atka, Alaska.
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