A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 213 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska (132 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us2000a8ea. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a8ea. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:42:44 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 170.281 East, latitude 53.6433 North, depth = 27.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.6 km (17 miles). Global time and date of event 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 07:42:44 / August 10, 2017 @ 7:42 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days seventy-nine 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 213 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska.
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