A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 63 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (39 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.3807 West, latitude 51.6403 North, depth = 32.2 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.2 km (20 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15326721. Unique identifier: ak15326721. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/02/17 / 2017-02-21 12:32:54 / February 21, 2017 @ 12:32 pm. The temblor was reported at 00:32:54 / 12:32 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 63 km SSW of Atka, Alaska.
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