A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 260 km N of Atka, Alaska (162 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -174.2447 West, latitude 54.5361 North, depth = 15.69 km. The temblor was reported at 07:21:04 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/08/18 / 2018-08-10 19:21:04 / August 10, 2018 @ 7:21 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000gbuk. Event ids that are associated: ak20055224, us1000gbuk. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.69 km (10 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 260 km N of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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