A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 171 km SE of Chernabura Island, Alaska (106 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -158.0354° West, 53.5278° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak14775885. Event ids that are associated: ak14775885. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/12/16 / 2016-12-21 23:31:40 / December 21, 2016 @ 11:31 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 12:31:40 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 171 km SE of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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