A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 84 km W of Atka, Alaska (52 miles). Unique identifier: ak0193huqdv. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0193huqdv. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/01/19 / 2019-01-02 11:38:56 / January 2, 2019 @ 11:38 am. Exact location of event, depth 250.1 km, -175.4397° West, 52.1909° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 250.1 km (155 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:38:56 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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 W of Atka, Alaska.
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