A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 167 km SSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (104 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.3171 West, latitude 53.3545 North, depth = 24.37 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.37 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/01/16 / 2016-01-27 20:23:39 / January 27, 2016 @ 8:23 pm. Event id: us20004wbu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12540205, us20004wbu. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:23:39 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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