A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 52 km ENE of Chernabura Island, Alaska (32 miles). Id of earthquake: us20004vru. Event ids that are associated: ak12560161, us20004vru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70.9 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:38:25 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -158.8309 West, latitude 54.9953 North, depth = 70.9 km. Global time and date of event 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 10:38:25 / January 24, 2016 @ 10:38 am UTC/GMT.
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 52 km ENE of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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