A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 28 km SW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (17 miles). Exact location of event, depth 42.1 km, -155.9665° West, 55.6609° North. The temblor was reported at 22:04:18 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.1 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15199361. Unique identifier: ak15199361. Global time and date of event 28/01/17 / 2017-01-28 07:04:18 / January 28, 2017 @ 7:04 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km SW of Chirikof Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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