A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 28 km S of Atka, Alaska (17 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 16.3 km, -174.1982° West, 51.9357° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0213egtpap. Id of event: ak0213egtpap. The temblor was picked up at 05:13:30 / 5:13 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.3 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/21 / 2021-03-15 05:13:30 / March 15, 2021 @ 5:13 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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: 28 km S of Atka, Alaska.
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