A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 74 km NW of Atka, Alaska (46 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15290773, us20008kle. Id of event: us20008kle. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 15:01:08 / February 12, 2017 @ 3:01 pm. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:01:08 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 177.84 km (111 miles). Exact location, longitude -174.8836° West, latitude 52.7217° North, depth = 177.84 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 74 km NW of Atka, Alaska.
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