A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 56 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (35 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.55 km (15 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008lw9. Event ids that are associated: ak15361266, us20008lw9. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 21:49:52 / February 23, 2017 @ 9:49 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -173.8681° West, 51.7321° North, depth 24.55 km. The temblor was detected at 09:49:52 / 9:49 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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: 56 km SSE of Atka, Alaska.
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