A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km NNE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska (48 miles) on Saturday. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:00:33 / 3:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/01/16 / 2016-01-31 00:00:33 / January 31, 2016 @ 12:00 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.4 km (8 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12582319. Id of event: ak12582319. Exact location of event, longitude -148.2653 West, latitude 62.4498 North, depth = 13.4 km.
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 fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 78 km NNE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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