A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 34 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska (21 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.56 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:59:32 / 4:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -171.2611 West, latitude 52.181 North, depth = 42.56 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 15:59:32 / January 18, 2016 @ 3:59 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12467833, us10004fy5. Unique identifier: us10004fy5.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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