A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 115 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (71 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 14:42:57 / January 24, 2016 @ 2:42 pm. Exact location of event, depth 21.5 km, -161.4403° West, 54.4491° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.5 km (13 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:42:57 / 3:42 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12498905, us20004vrm. Id of event: us20004vrm.
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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 115 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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