A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 215 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (134 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.8 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 02:49:35 / January 11, 2016 @ 2:49 am. Exact location of event, depth 33.8 km, -163.9183° West, 52.5542° North. Unique identifier: ak12455569. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12455569. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:49:35 / 3:49 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 215 km SE of Akutan, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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