A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 22 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (14 miles) on Saturday. Event id: us20004vem. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12490520, us20004vem. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:54:53 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/01/16 / 2016-01-23 15:54:53 / January 23, 2016 @ 3:54 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -160.6754° West, latitude 55.1613° North, depth = 61.2 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 61.2 km (38 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 22 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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