A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 42 km NW of Atka, Alaska (26 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:09:21 / 9:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -174.573° West, latitude 52.5041° North, depth = 165.6 km. Event id: ak12847423. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12847423. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 07:09:21 / February 17, 2016 @ 7:09 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 165.6 km (103 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 42 km NW of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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