A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 76 km E of Cape Yakataga, Alaska (47 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 22:59:13 / 10:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -141.0851° West, latitude 60.1914° North, depth = 0.3 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.3 km (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/01/16 / 2016-01-28 07:59:13 / January 28, 2016 @ 7:59 am. Event id: ak12545529. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12545529.
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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 76 km E of Cape Yakataga, Alaska.
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