A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 109 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (68 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 10:30:50 / 10:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/16 / 2016-03-12 22:30:50 / March 12, 2016 @ 10:30 pm. Id of earthquake: us20005ac8. Event ids that are associated: ak12970168, us20005ac8. Exact location of event, longitude -173.8147 West, latitude 51.2391 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-eight, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days ninety-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 109 km SSE of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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