A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 55 km SE of Atka, Alaska (34 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 03:35:07 / November 10, 2017 @ 3:35 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -173.6383 West, latitude 51.8415 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was reported at 17:35:07 / 5:35 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17175503, us2000bnfw. Id of event: us2000bnfw.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km SE of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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