A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 63 km SE of Atka, Alaska (39 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 41.42 km, -173.5557° West, 51.7917° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 16:33:28 / April 4, 2017 @ 4:33 pm. Event id: us10008ef3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15681031, us10008ef3. The temblor was reported at 04:33:28 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.42 km (26 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 63 km SE of Atka, Alaska.
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