A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 12 km NW of Atka, Alaska (7 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:59:18 / 12:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.3305 West, latitude 52.2778 North, depth = 226.94 km. Id of earthquake: us20008v2q. Event ids that are associated: ak15641171, us20008v2q. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 226.94 km (141 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 22:59:18 / March 26, 2017 @ 10:59 pm.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km NW of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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