A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 31 km NNE of Cold Bay, Alaska (19 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 173.53 km (108 miles). Unique identifier: us1000atk3. Ids that are associated to the event: ak17039788, us1000atk3. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -162.5389 West, latitude 55.4509 North, depth = 173.53 km. The temblor was reported at 04:34:36 / 4:34 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/10/17 / 2017-10-14 13:34:36 / October 14, 2017 @ 1:34 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 31 km NNE of Cold Bay, Alaska.
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