A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 25 km N of Atka, Alaska (16 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/10/17 / 2017-10-11 09:50:18 / October 11, 2017 @ 9:50 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 154.9 km, -174.2164° West, 52.4269° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak17026653, us1000ar60. Unique identifier: us1000ar60. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 154.9 km (96 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:50:18 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter).
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 four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 25 km N of Atka, Alaska.
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