A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 94 km SE of Atka, Alaska (58 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:01:53 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 05:01:53 / February 19, 2017 @ 5:01 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15303793. Id of event: ak15303793. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.8 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 38.8 km, -173.2382° West, 51.5882° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 94 km SE of Atka, Alaska.
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