A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 40 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (25 miles) on Wednesday. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:58:57 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -174.3709° West, 51.8499° North, depth 24.7 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/12/15 / 2015-12-30 20:58:57 / December 30, 2015 @ 8:58 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.7 km (15 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12351581, us10004bcm. Unique identifier: us10004bcm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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. 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: 40 km SSW of Atka, Alaska.
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