A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 192 km S of Atka, Alaska (119 miles) on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18699620. Unique identifier: ak18699620. The temblor was detected at 17:24:49 / 5:24 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/03/18 / 2018-03-16 05:24:49 / March 16, 2018 @ 5:24 am. Exact location of event, depth 30.1 km, -174.0128° West, 50.4655° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.1 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 192 km S of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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