A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 55 km ENE of Sand Point, Alaska (34 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -159.6379° West, 55.4363° North, depth 53.1 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 53.1 km (33 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 20:46:50 / January 24, 2016 @ 8:46 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12501954, us20004vpu. Id of event: us20004vpu. The temblor was reported at 11:46:50 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km ENE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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