A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 150 km SE of Atka, Alaska (93 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -172.6976° West, 51.2115° North, depth 39.7 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/12/16 / 2016-12-25 04:06:21 / December 25, 2016 @ 4:06 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak14820275. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14820275. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.7 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:06:21 / 4:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 150 km SE of Atka, Alaska.
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