A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 84 km SE of Atka, Alaska (52 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 05:05:46 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 39.3 km, -173.3841° West, 51.625° North. Event id: ak20015262. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20015262. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/08/18 / 2018-08-06 17:05:46 / August 6, 2018 @ 5:05 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.3 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 84 km SE of Atka, Alaska.
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