A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 101 km S of Atka, Alaska (63 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 11:56:05 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12988564, us20005acp. Unique identifier: us20005acp. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/03/16 / 2016-03-12 23:56:05 / March 12, 2016 @ 11:56 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -174.0141° West, 51.2925° North.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days ninety and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 101 km S of Atka, Alaska.
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