A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 93 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (58 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/16 / 2016-03-15 15:24:12 / March 15, 2016 @ 3:24 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.81 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:24:12 / 3:24 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20005as8. Event ids that are associated: ak13062533, us20005as8. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.4702 West, latitude 51.4859 North, depth = 32.81 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty, in the last 10 days ninety-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 93 km SSE of Atka, Alaska.
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