A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 97 km S of Atka, Alaska (60 miles). Global time and date of event 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 03:29:19 / March 7, 2017 @ 3:29 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -174.3945° West, latitude 51.3265° North, depth = 12.1 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15449368, us100087iq. Unique identifier: us100087iq. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.1 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 15:29:19 / 3:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 97 km S of Atka, Alaska.
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