A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 84 km SW of Atka, Alaska (52 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.89 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 20:27:09 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/01/21 / 2021-01-09 20:27:09 / January 9, 2021 @ 8:27 pm. Exact location, longitude -175.1005° West, latitude 51.6804° North, depth = 38.89 km. Event id: us7000d157. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d157.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 84 km SW of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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