A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 70 km ENE of Atka, Alaska (43 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 04:29:36 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000ajn8. Event ids that are associated: ak16801878, us2000ajn8. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 16:29:36 / September 10, 2017 @ 4:29 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.17 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -173.3264° West, latitude 52.5377° North, depth = 96.17 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 70 km ENE of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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