A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 23 km NNW of Atka, Alaska (14 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 165.9 km (103 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 07:20:58 / September 1, 2016 @ 7:20 am UTC/GMT. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:20:58 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -174.306° West, latitude 52.3971° North, depth = 165.9 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13889605. Id of event: ak13889605.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 23 km NNW of Atka, Alaska.
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