A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 101 km NNW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (63 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 71.4 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -156.416° West, 56.6236° North, depth 71.4 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/01/17 / 2017-01-29 05:23:09 / January 29, 2017 @ 5:23 am. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:23:09 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak15175347. Event ids that are associated: ak15175347.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
How would you describe the shaking?
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: 101 km NNW of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.