A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 84 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska (52 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.6 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/16 / 2016-01-23 10:26:22 / January 23, 2016 @ 10:26 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -171.2825 West, latitude 51.7309 North, depth = 40.6 km. Unique identifier: us10004gm8. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12489121, us10004gm8. The temblor was reported at 23:26:22 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 84 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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