A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 172 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska (107 miles) on Saturday. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:45:15 / 10:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 170.8709° East, 53.5331° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: ak16240856. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16240856. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 23:45:15 / June 2, 2017 @ 11:45 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 172 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska.
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