A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 28 km NNE of Atka, Alaska (17 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 169.1 km (105 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:20:58 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -174.108° West, latitude 52.4477° North, depth = 169.1 km. Unique identifier: us10006pkc. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13889605, us10006pkc. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 07:20:58 / September 1, 2016 @ 7:20 am UTC/GMT.
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 ten, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km NNE of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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