A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 34 km S of Atka, Alaska (21 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak0213egtpap, us7000djfd. Unique identifier: us7000djfd. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/21 / 2021-03-15 05:13:30 / March 15, 2021 @ 5:13 am. Exact location, longitude -174.257° West, latitude 51.89° North, depth = 18.63 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:13:30 / 5:13 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.63 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 34 km S of Atka, Alaska.
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