A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 29 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (18 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:31:34 / 9:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.7849 West, latitude 52.1365 North, depth = 70.95 km. Global time and date of event 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 19:31:34 / August 28, 2017 @ 7:31 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 70.95 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16730288, us2000adj0. Id of event: us2000adj0.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km ESE of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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