A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 90 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (56 miles). Exact location of event, depth 42.69 km, -173.5406° West, 51.4883° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 22:15:41 / February 15, 2017 @ 10:15 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15275337, us20008m7n. Id of event: us20008m7n. The temblor was detected at 10:15:41 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42.69 km (27 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km SSE of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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