A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 90 km SW of Atka, Alaska (56 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak18092033. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18092033. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.1925 West, latitude 51.6643 North, depth = 25.6 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/01/18 / 2018-01-18 07:52:53 / January 18, 2018 @ 7:52 am. The temblor was reported at 19:52:53 / 7:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 90 km SW of Atka, Alaska.
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