A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 100 km SW of Atka, Alaska (62 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -175.1421° West, 51.5025° North, depth 41.4 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.4 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 19:50:07 / 7:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/21 / 2021-02-16 19:50:07 / February 16, 2021 @ 7:50 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak021261va52, us6000di7l. Unique identifier: us6000di7l.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 100 km SW of Atka, Alaska.
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