A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 114 km SE of Cold Bay, Alaska (71 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.8 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -161.679° West, 54.3506° North, depth 7.8 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:04:44 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak12438716. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12438716. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/16 / 2016-01-05 02:04:44 / January 5, 2016 @ 2:04 am.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 114 km SE of Cold Bay, Alaska.
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