A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 188 km S of Atka, Alaska (117 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -174.2026° West, 50.505° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/08/18 / 2018-08-16 20:50:30 / August 16, 2018 @ 8:50 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000gh4h. Event ids that are associated: ak20189435, us1000gh4h. The temblor was picked up at 08:50:30 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 188 km S of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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