A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (57 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.9135 West, latitude 51.4913 North, depth = 26.9 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:05:12 / 2:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/11/17 / 2017-11-17 02:05:12 / November 17, 2017 @ 2:05 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.9 km (17 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17258731. Id of event: ak17258731.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 92 km SSW of Atka, Alaska.
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