A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 112 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (70 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/01/16 / 2016-01-03 10:15:59 / January 3, 2016 @ 10:15 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32 km (20 miles). Exact location, longitude -161.2469° West, latitude 54.4202° North, depth = 32 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:15:59 / 11:15 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004ca0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12409075, us10004ca0.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 112 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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