A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 48 km ESE of Cape Yakataga, Alaska (30 miles). Id of earthquake: ak12463768. Event ids that are associated: ak12463768. The epicenter was at a depth of 18.7 km (12 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:53:55 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/16 / 2016-01-17 02:53:55 / January 17, 2016 @ 2:53 am. Exact location of earthquake, -141.6095° West, 59.9128° North, depth 18.7 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 48 km ESE of Cape Yakataga, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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