A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 59 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (37 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:22:06 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12497645. Id of event: ak12497645. Exact location of event, depth 25.7 km, -170.4567° West, 52.1166° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.7 km (16 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 12:22:06 / January 24, 2016 @ 12:22 pm.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 59 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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