A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 107 km N of Chirikof Island, Alaska (66 miles). Exact location of event, depth 81 km, -155.4477° West, 56.7895° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12460313. Id of event: ak12460313. The temblor was detected at 20:57:12 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 81 km (50 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 06:57:12 / January 14, 2016 @ 6:57 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 107 km N of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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