A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 47 km SSW of Amukta Island, Alaska (29 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.6 km (20 miles). Exact location, longitude -171.5733° West, latitude 52.1073° North, depth = 32.6 km. Global time and date of event 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 09:11:17 / January 29, 2016 @ 9:11 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak12553173. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12553173. The temblor was picked up at 22:11:17 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 47 km SSW of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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