A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 104 km SE of Atka, Alaska (65 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.1996 West, latitude 51.4929 North, depth = 10.4 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 05:01:52 / February 19, 2017 @ 5:01 am. The temblor was reported at 17:01:52 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.4 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15303793, us20008kuf. Unique identifier: us20008kuf.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 104 km SE of Atka, Alaska.
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