A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 82 km NNE of Atka, Alaska (51 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15378613, us20008mav. Id of event: us20008mav. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 00:22:46 / February 19, 2017 @ 12:22 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 187.57 km (117 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:22:46 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -173.5426° West, 52.8227° North, depth 187.57 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 82 km NNE of Atka, Alaska.
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