A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 78 km S of Unalaska, Alaska (48 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 16.4 km (10 miles). Event id: us10004epq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12454957, us10004epq. The temblor was detected at 05:25:33 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -166.6699° West, latitude 53.1716° North, depth = 16.4 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 16:25:33 / January 10, 2016 @ 4:25 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, 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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 78 km S of Unalaska, Alaska.
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