A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 79 km SW of Atka, Alaska (49 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:10:12 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/03/18 / 2018-03-24 16:10:12 / March 24, 2018 @ 4:10 pm. Unique identifier: ak18752337. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18752337. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.9517 West, latitude 51.6552 North, depth = 18.5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.5 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 79 km SW of Atka, Alaska.
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