A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 80 km SSE of Cold Bay, Alaska (50 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 01:43:21 / 1:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 70.2 km, -162.2846° West, 54.5081° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 70.2 km (44 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 12:43:21 / January 8, 2016 @ 12:43 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak12450572. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12450572.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 80 km SSE of Cold Bay, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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