A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 85 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (53 miles). Id of earthquake: ak13047722. Event ids that are associated: ak13047722. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:27:41 / 7:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -173.9573° West, latitude 51.4453° North, depth = 47.6 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/03/16 / 2016-03-22 19:27:41 / March 22, 2016 @ 7:27 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 47.6 km (30 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 85 km SSE of Atka, Alaska.
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