A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 90 km S of Atka, Alaska (56 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak13072726, us20005fhe. Unique identifier: us20005fhe. Exact location, longitude -174.3072° West, latitude 51.3822° North, depth = 16.9 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/03/16 / 2016-03-25 06:49:38 / March 25, 2016 @ 6:49 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 16.9 km (11 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:49:38 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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. 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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