A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 27 km SE of Atka, Alaska (17 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -173.9688 West, latitude 51.9905 North, depth = 59.4 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15361266. Id of event: ak15361266. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.4 km (37 miles). Global time and date of event 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 21:49:53 / February 23, 2017 @ 9:49 pm UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:49:53 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km SE of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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