A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 97 km S of Atka, Alaska (60 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak15449368. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15449368. Exact location of event, longitude -174.3779 West, latitude 51.326 North, depth = 13 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:29:19 / 3:29 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 03:29:19 / March 7, 2017 @ 3:29 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 97 km S of Atka, Alaska.
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