A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 52 km NE of Atka, Alaska (32 miles). Global time and date of event 26/05/17 / 2017-05-26 01:38:11 / May 26, 2017 @ 1:38 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 121.2 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 13:38:11 / 1:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -173.5961° West, 52.4856° North, depth 121.2 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16211441. Id of event: ak16211441.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 52 km NE of Atka, Alaska.
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