A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 90 km S of Atka, Alaska (56 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -174.3072 West, latitude 51.3822 North, depth = 16.9 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:49:38 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/03/16 / 2016-03-25 06:49:38 / March 25, 2016 @ 6:49 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13072726. Unique identifier: ak13072726. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.9 km (11 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days ninety and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 90 km S of Atka, Alaska.
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