A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 168 km S of False Pass, Alaska (104 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -163.5822° West, 53.3383° North, depth 25.7 km. The temblor was detected at 19:47:50 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.7 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/16 / 2016-01-26 06:47:50 / January 26, 2016 @ 6:47 am. Id of earthquake: ak12520314. Event ids that are associated: ak12520314.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 168 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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