A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 114 km SSE of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska (71 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 09:05:01 / January 8, 2016 @ 9:05 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.8 km (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12449279. Unique identifier: ak12449279. Exact location of earthquake, -147.4062° West, 69.2847° North, depth 0.8 km. The temblor was detected at 00:05:01 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 114 km SSE of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska.
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