A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 100 km NE of Atka, Alaska (62 miles). Exact location of event, depth 207.41 km, -173.0579° West, 52.772° North. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:57:03 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 23:57:03 / September 11, 2017 @ 11:57 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000amy6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16820828, us2000amy6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 207.41 km (129 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 100 km NE of Atka, Alaska.
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