A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 59 km SW of Amukta Island, Alaska (37 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.5 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:29:12 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/01/16 / 2016-01-31 14:29:12 / January 31, 2016 @ 2:29 pm. Exact location of event, depth 41.5 km, -171.8001° West, 52.0716° North. Event id: us20004ya1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12714321, us20004ya1.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 59 km SW of Amukta Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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