A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 58 km SW of Atka, Alaska (36 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 21:48:41 / March 24, 2017 @ 9:48 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.7 km (41 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:48:41 / 11:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -174.8657 West, latitude 51.8712 North, depth = 65.7 km. Event id: us20008vg8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15634879, us20008vg8.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 58 km SW of Atka, Alaska.
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