A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 88 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (55 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.4 km (16 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13494316. Id of event: ak13494316. Exact location of earthquake, -174.5888° West, 51.4402° North, depth 26.4 km. The temblor was reported at 02:34:07 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 14:34:07 / April 25, 2016 @ 2:34 pm.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 88 km SSW of Atka, Alaska.
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