A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 118 km SE of Yakutat, Alaska (73 miles). Exact location, longitude -138.067° West, latitude 58.905° North, depth = 1 km. The temblor was reported at 17:54:50 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/01/16 / 2016-01-20 02:54:50 / January 20, 2016 @ 2:54 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us10004gsj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12474385, us10004gsj. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1 km (1 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 118 km SE of Yakutat, Alaska.
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