A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 92 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (57 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12493392, us20004vvc. Id of event: us20004vvc. The temblor was reported at 14:44:47 / 2:44 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.2 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 01:44:47 / January 24, 2016 @ 1:44 am. Exact location, longitude -164.5991° West, latitude 53.679° North, depth = 44.2 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 92 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska.
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