A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 10 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (6 miles). Global time and date of event 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 08:26:05 / September 12, 2017 @ 8:26 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000aq5l. Event ids that are associated: ak16821026, us2000aq5l. The temblor was detected at 22:26:05 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 228.97 km (142 miles). Exact location, longitude -174.2778° West, latitude 52.1101° North, depth = 228.97 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five 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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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. 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: 10 km SSW of Atka, Alaska.
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