A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 171 km S of Atka, Alaska (106 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 24.53 km, -173.7655° West, 50.6826° North. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:16:07 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak17708867, us1000bwxw. Unique identifier: us1000bwxw. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.53 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/12/17 / 2017-12-23 14:16:07 / December 23, 2017 @ 2:16 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 171 km S of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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