A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 80 km NNE of Atka, Alaska (50 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:15:39 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak13068935. Unique identifier: ak13068935. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/03/16 / 2016-03-24 20:15:39 / March 24, 2016 @ 8:15 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -173.8477 West, latitude 52.8855 North, depth = 25.6 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 80 km NNE of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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