A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 82 km ENE of Atka, Alaska (51 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16882769. Id of event: ak16882769. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 16:01:36 / September 23, 2017 @ 4:01 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.1187 West, latitude 52.5239 North, depth = 175.5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 175.5 km (109 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:01:36 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 82 km ENE of Atka, Alaska.
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