A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 122 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (76 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.3 km (25 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/01/16 / 2016-01-03 20:02:08 / January 3, 2016 @ 8:02 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:02:08 / 8:02 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12447407, us10004b1x. Id of event: us10004b1x. Exact location of event, depth 40.3 km, -172.675° West, 51.626° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 122 km ESE of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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