A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 59 km WSW of Atka, Alaska (37 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/01/21 / 2021-01-14 04:30:15 / January 14, 2021 @ 4:30 am. The temblor was picked up at 04:30:15 / 4:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.0471 West, latitude 52.0917 North, depth = 86.46 km. Id of earthquake: us7000d2dt. Event ids that are associated: ak021n831s5, us7000d2dt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 86.46 km (54 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 59 km WSW of Atka, Alaska.
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