A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 52 km ENE of Chernabura Island, Alaska (32 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 10:38:25 / January 24, 2016 @ 10:38 am. Event id: ak12560161. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12560161. The epicenter was at a depth of 70.9 km (44 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:38:25 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -158.8309 West, latitude 54.9953 North, depth = 70.9 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 52 km ENE of Chernabura Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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