A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 56 km NE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska (35 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/02/16 / 2016-02-02 00:16:03 / February 2, 2016 @ 12:16 am. Event id: ak12624941. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12624941. The temblor was detected at 15:16:03 / 3:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -148.1297° West, 62.1736° North, depth 24.1 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 24.1 km (15 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 56 km NE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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