A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 67 km SW of Atka, Alaska (42 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 68.3 km (42 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/21 / 2021-01-14 04:30:16 / January 14, 2021 @ 4:30 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.9966 West, latitude 51.845 North, depth = 68.3 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:30:16 / 4:30 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak021n831s5. Id of event: ak021n831s5.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 67 km SW of Atka, Alaska.
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