A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Kodiak Island region, Alaska (0 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:26:44 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -154.7589° West, latitude 57.4165° North, depth = 84.5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/16 / 2016-02-11 23:26:44 / February 11, 2016 @ 11:26 pm. Event id: ak12799253. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12799253. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 84.5 km (53 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-six 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: Kodiak Island region, Alaska.
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