A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 105 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (65 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -172.8194 West, latitude 51.7754 North, depth = 11.7 km. Unique identifier: ak17381088. Ids that are associated to the event: ak17381088. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/11/17 / 2017-11-20 09:48:23 / November 20, 2017 @ 9:48 am. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:48:23 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.7 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 105 km ESE of Atka, Alaska.
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