A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 123 km SE of Cold Bay, Alaska (76 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.2 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude -161.5138° West, latitude 54.3289° North, depth = 11.2 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:39:14 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/03/16 / 2016-03-19 21:39:14 / March 19, 2016 @ 9:39 pm. Id of earthquake: us20005d1a. Event ids that are associated: ak13009458, us20005d1a.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 123 km SE of Cold Bay, Alaska.
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