A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 153 km SSE of Yakutat, Alaska (95 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 09:50:31 / February 14, 2016 @ 9:50 am. Exact location, longitude -139.17° West, latitude 58.2031° North, depth = 16.55 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:50:31 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.55 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10004r7n. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12814028, us10004r7n.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 153 km SSE of Yakutat, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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