A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 120 km S of Atka, Alaska (75 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/17 / 2017-02-08 20:17:53 / February 8, 2017 @ 8:17 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15241824, us20008kds. Unique identifier: us20008kds. Exact location, longitude -174.4782° West, latitude 51.1252° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:17:53 / 8:17 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 nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 120 km S of Atka, Alaska.
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