A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 177 km S of False Pass, Alaska (110 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.58 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 11:26:57 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 32.58 km, -163.4945° West, 53.256° North. Global time and date of event 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 22:26:57 / January 29, 2016 @ 10:26 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12719573, us20004yfx. Id of event: us20004yfx.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 177 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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