A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 40 km SE of Atka, Alaska (25 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.7385 West, latitude 51.9745 North, depth = 56.6 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16730288. Id of event: ak16730288. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.6 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 19:31:34 / August 28, 2017 @ 7:31 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:31:34 / 9:31 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 40 km SE of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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