A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 170 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (106 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak14777959. Unique identifier: ak14777959. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/12/16 / 2016-12-19 17:59:26 / December 19, 2016 @ 5:59 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -173.008 West, latitude 50.8579 North, depth = 9.1 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.1 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:59:26 / 5:59 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 170 km SSE of Atka, Alaska.
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