A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 48 km ESE of Cape Yakataga, Alaska (30 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 17:53:55 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak12463764. Event ids that are associated: ak12463764. Exact location of earthquake, -141.6139° West, 59.9212° North, depth 6.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.4 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/16 / 2016-01-17 02:53:55 / January 17, 2016 @ 2:53 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 48 km ESE of Cape Yakataga, Alaska.
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