A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 137 km ENE of Chernabura Island, Alaska (85 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 19.2 km, -157.497° West, 55.123° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.2 km (12 miles). Event id: us10004bxz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12441425, us10004bxz. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:11:40 / 3:11 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 01:11:40 / January 4, 2016 @ 1:11 am.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 137 km ENE of Chernabura Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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