A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 167 km SSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (104 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.6 km (19 miles). Event id: ak12540205. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12540205. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/16 / 2016-01-27 20:23:39 / January 27, 2016 @ 8:23 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -160.4363 West, latitude 53.3746 North, depth = 30.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:23:39 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty 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: 167 km SSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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