A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 93 km SW of Atka, Alaska (58 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -175.212° West, latitude 51.6351° North, depth = 25.7 km. Event id: ak16175706. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16175706. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:13:13 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/06/17 / 2017-06-07 07:13:13 / June 7, 2017 @ 7:13 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.7 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 93 km SW of Atka, Alaska.
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