A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 33 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska (21 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:40:58 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10004e9b. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12452884, us10004e9b. Global time and date of event 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 21:40:58 / January 8, 2016 @ 9:40 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -166.1357 West, latitude 53.6912 North, depth = 70.03 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 70.03 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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