A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 70 km SSE of Larsen Bay, Alaska (43 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:42:36 / 1:42 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20004vp5. Event ids that are associated: us20004vp5. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.7 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 10:42:36 / January 24, 2016 @ 10:42 am. Exact location of earthquake, -153.423° West, 56.985° North, depth 28.7 km.
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 70 km SSE of Larsen Bay, Alaska.
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