A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 27 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska (17 miles). Exact location, longitude 172.798° East, latitude 52.9298° North, depth = 36.1 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16240832, us100095bt. Unique identifier: us100095bt. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 21:11:43 / June 2, 2017 @ 9:11 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.1 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 11:11:43 / 11:11 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 27 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska.
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