A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 80 km NE of Atka, Alaska (50 miles). Exact location, longitude -173.3172° West, latitude 52.6787° North, depth = 223.7 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 223.7 km (139 miles). Id of earthquake: ak12842828. Event ids that are associated: ak12842828. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/02/16 / 2016-02-09 08:25:03 / February 9, 2016 @ 8:25 am. The temblor was picked up at 20:25:03 / 8:25 pm (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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 80 km NE of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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