A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 55 km ENE of Sand Point, Alaska (34 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12501954. Unique identifier: ak12501954. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.1 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 20:46:50 / January 24, 2016 @ 8:46 pm. The temblor was picked up at 11:46:50 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6379 West, latitude 55.4363 North, depth = 53.1 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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 one and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km ENE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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