A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 262 km SSE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (163 miles). Global time and date of event 28/01/17 / 2017-01-28 03:53:54 / January 28, 2017 @ 3:53 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.57 km (26 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.2939 West, latitude 49.2137 North, depth = 42.57 km. The temblor was detected at 15:53:54 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15174060, us20008hkb. Unique identifier: us20008hkb.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 262 km SSE of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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