A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 45 km ENE of Atka, Alaska (28 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 07:29:34 / 7:29 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 177.7 km (110 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -173.5594 West, latitude 52.3127 North, depth = 177.7 km. Id of earthquake: ak18691775. Event ids that are associated: ak18691775. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/03/18 / 2018-03-12 17:29:34 / March 12, 2018 @ 5:29 pm.
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 three, in the past 30 days six 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 45 km ENE of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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