A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 66 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska (41 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:40:09 / 7:40 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak12441973. Event ids that are associated: ak12441973. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.3 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 04:40:09 / January 7, 2016 @ 4:40 am. Exact location of earthquake, -136.8341° West, 58.2613° North, depth 11.3 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 66 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska.
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