A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 115 km SE of Cold Bay, Alaska (71 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.5 km (16 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:29:49 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12479526. Unique identifier: ak12479526. Exact location of event, longitude -161.5063 West, latitude 54.421 North, depth = 25.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/01/16 / 2016-01-21 12:29:49 / January 21, 2016 @ 12:29 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 115 km SE of Cold Bay, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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