A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 66 km S of Atka, Alaska (41 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 12:07:01 / September 1, 2017 @ 12:07 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.3 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:07:01 / 12:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 37.3 km, -174.2234° West, 51.5962° North. Unique identifier: ak16750365. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16750365.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km S of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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