A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 153 km S of False Pass, Alaska (95 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us20004wh4. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12521082, us20004wh4. The temblor was picked up at 20:04:32 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.06 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/16 / 2016-01-26 07:04:32 / January 26, 2016 @ 7:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -163.6944 West, latitude 53.4853 North, depth = 19.06 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 153 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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