A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 91 km SW of Atka, Alaska (57 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/04/17 / 2017-04-19 00:28:07 / April 19, 2017 @ 12:28 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.8 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -175.2924° West, 51.7281° North, depth 44.8 km. Unique identifier: ak15826524. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15826524. The temblor was picked up at 12:28:07 / 12:28 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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: 91 km SW of Atka, Alaska.
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