A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 75 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (47 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -173.6627 West, latitude 51.6077 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14287678. Id of event: ak14287678. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/10/16 / 2016-10-31 04:42:23 / October 31, 2016 @ 4:42 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 16:42:23 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 75 km SSE of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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