A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 204 km SW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (127 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/01/16 / 2016-01-20 05:27:01 / January 20, 2016 @ 5:27 am. Exact location of event, longitude -161.3274 West, latitude 53.2681 North, depth = 7.8 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12474404. Id of event: ak12474404. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.8 km (5 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:27:01 / 6:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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