A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 77 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (48 miles). Unique identifier: ak15795888. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15795888. The temblor was picked up at 18:44:19 / 6:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/04/17 / 2017-04-21 04:44:19 / April 21, 2017 @ 4:44 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -173.1741 West, latitude 51.9115 North, depth = 43.3 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.3 km (27 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 77 km ESE of Atka, Alaska.
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