A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 91 km NNW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (57 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/12/16 / 2016-12-29 04:22:03 / December 29, 2016 @ 4:22 am. The temblor was picked up at 18:22:03 / 6:22 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak14825134. Unique identifier: ak14825134. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.144 West, latitude 56.5959 North, depth = 52.4 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.4 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-three 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 respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 91 km NNW of Chirikof Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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