A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported Alaska Peninsula (0 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/01/16 / 2016-01-03 10:15:58 / January 3, 2016 @ 10:15 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.3 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -161.2473 West, latitude 54.3828 North, depth = 35.3 km. Unique identifier: ak12409075. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12409075. The temblor was reported at 10:15:58 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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: Alaska Peninsula.
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