A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km SE of Atka, Alaska (57 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 08:15:37 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/03/16 / 2016-03-24 20:15:37 / March 24, 2016 @ 8:15 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -173.2654° West, 51.6044° North, depth 27.99 km. Event id: us20005cbf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13068935, us20005cbf. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.99 km (17 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and five and in the last 365 days three hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 92 km SE of Atka, Alaska.
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