A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 97 km SE of Atka, Alaska (60 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.6 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 18:41:47 / 6:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -173.3136° West, 51.5182° North, depth 4.6 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 06:41:47 / February 19, 2017 @ 6:41 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15304379, us20008mb9. Id of event: us20008mb9.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 97 km SE of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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