A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 79 km SE of Atka, Alaska (49 miles). Global time and date of event 13/02/16 / 2016-02-13 16:45:26 / February 13, 2016 @ 4:45 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.5 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak12807201. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12807201. Exact location of earthquake, -173.2808° West, 51.7629° North, depth 41.5 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:45:26 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days two hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 79 km SE of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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