A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 66 km SW of Atka, Alaska (41 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -174.9558° West, latitude 51.8284° North, depth = 58.2 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.2 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/05/16 / 2016-05-28 17:29:35 / May 28, 2016 @ 5:29 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:29:35 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20005yxr. Event ids that are associated: ak13610266, us20005yxr.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 66 km SW of Atka, Alaska.
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