A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 20 km SSW of Amukta Island, Alaska (12 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 15:59:31 / January 18, 2016 @ 3:59 pm UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:59:31 / 5:59 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12467833. Id of event: ak12467833. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -171.3436 West, latitude 52.3094 North, depth = 25.6 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 20 km SSW of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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