A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 86 km E of Old Iliamna, Alaska (53 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 16:43:45 / January 24, 2016 @ 4:43 pm. Event id: ak12500087. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12500087. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 114.9 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.4037 West, latitude 59.6345 North, depth = 114.9 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:43:45 / 7:43 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 86 km E of Old Iliamna, Alaska.
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