A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 22 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (14 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/16 / 2016-01-23 15:54:53 / January 23, 2016 @ 3:54 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.2 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 06:54:53 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.6754 West, latitude 55.1613 North, depth = 61.2 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12490520. Unique identifier: ak12490520.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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