A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 101 km S of Atka, Alaska (63 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/16 / 2016-09-23 07:06:03 / September 23, 2016 @ 7:06 am. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:06:03 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.2 km (13 miles). Exact location of event, depth 20.2 km, -174.2139° West, 51.2802° North. Id of earthquake: ak14018186. Event ids that are associated: ak14018186.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 101 km S of Atka, Alaska.
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