A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 86 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (53 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/16 / 2016-03-15 14:41:43 / March 15, 2016 @ 2:41 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -173.577° West, 51.5218° North, depth 29.47 km. Id of earthquake: us20005a23. Event ids that are associated: ak12980474, us20005a23. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.47 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:41:43 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-nine, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 86 km SSE of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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