A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 77 km N of Atka, Alaska (48 miles). Exact location of event, depth 26.8 km, -174.2289° West, 52.8937° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.8 km (17 miles). Event id: us1000d6i6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d6i6. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:31:47 / 7:31 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/18 / 2018-03-11 19:31:47 / March 11, 2018 @ 7:31 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 77 km N of Atka, Alaska.
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