A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 59 km SW of Amukta Island, Alaska (37 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12714321. Unique identifier: ak12714321. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:29:12 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.5 km (26 miles). Global time and date of event 31/01/16 / 2016-01-31 14:29:12 / January 31, 2016 @ 2:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -171.8001° West, latitude 52.0716° North, depth = 41.5 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 59 km SW of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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