A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 98 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (61 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 14:10:10 / January 15, 2021 @ 2:10 pm. Exact location of event, depth 11.7 km, -173.4659° West, 51.4384° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.7 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak021p1gh2g. Event ids that are associated: ak021p1gh2g. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:10:10 / 2:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 98 km SSE of Atka, Alaska.
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