A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 42 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (26 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:19:56 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.7 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 25.7 km, -170.44° West, 52.2796° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/12/16 / 2016-12-20 00:19:56 / December 20, 2016 @ 12:19 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak14822308. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14822308.
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 five, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 42 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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