A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 85 km NE of Atka, Alaska (53 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 220.06 km (137 miles). Id of earthquake: us200050qu. Event ids that are associated: ak12842828, us200050qu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/16 / 2016-02-09 08:25:02 / February 9, 2016 @ 8:25 am. The temblor was detected at 20:25:02 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -173.2386° West, 52.6934° North, depth 220.06 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 85 km NE of Atka, Alaska.
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