A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 25 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (16 miles). Exact location, longitude -173.8535° West, latitude 52.1142° North, depth = 92.42 km. Unique identifier: us20008tlz. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15491274, us20008tlz. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 92.42 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 17:39:34 / March 14, 2017 @ 5:39 pm. The temblor was detected at 07:39:34 / 7:39 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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: 25 km ESE of Atka, Alaska.
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