A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 81 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska (50 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:53:11 / 10:53 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12402763. Unique identifier: ak12402763. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/01/16 / 2016-01-02 21:53:11 / January 2, 2016 @ 9:53 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.7 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 38.7 km, -165.6616° West, 53.353° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 81 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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