A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 13 km SE of Atka, Alaska (8 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 15:27:59 / 3:27 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: av61819226, us1000hu1y. Unique identifier: us1000hu1y. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/11/18 / 2018-11-17 01:27:59 / November 17, 2018 @ 1:27 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -174.0494 West, latitude 52.1031 North, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SE of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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