A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 233 km N of Atka, Alaska (145 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.01 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 11:39:44 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/12/19 / 2019-12-13 23:39:44 / December 13, 2019 @ 11:39 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -174.123 West, latitude 54.2899 North, depth = 17.01 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019fy9eur0, us60006rvt. Id of event: us60006rvt.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 233 km N of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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