A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 127 km NNW of Nikiski, Alaska (79 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.1 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 31/01/17 / 2017-01-31 01:13:00 / January 31, 2017 @ 1:13 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak15178287. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15178287. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.5393 West, latitude 61.6657 North, depth = 6.1 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:13:00 / 4:13 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 127 km NNW of Nikiski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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