A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 82 km NNE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska (51 miles). Event id: ak12582327. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12582327. Exact location of event, longitude -148.3396 West, latitude 62.4962 North, depth = 16.8 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/01/16 / 2016-01-31 00:00:32 / January 31, 2016 @ 12:00 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 15:00:32 / 3:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.8 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 82 km NNE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska.
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