A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 250 km SSE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (155 miles). Exact location of event, depth 20 km, -177.2162° West, 49.364° North. Event id: ak15174060. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15174060. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/01/17 / 2017-01-28 03:53:54 / January 28, 2017 @ 3:53 am. The temblor was detected at 15:53:54 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20 km (12 miles).
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 five 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: 250 km SSE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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