A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 115 km N of Larsen Bay, Alaska (71 miles) on Sunday. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:33:07 / 11:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/01/16 / 2016-01-03 20:33:07 / January 3, 2016 @ 8:33 pm. Exact location, longitude -154.1198° West, latitude 58.5719° North, depth = 85.9 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 85.9 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12414404. Id of event: ak12414404.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 115 km N of Larsen Bay, Alaska.
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