A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 96 km SSW of False Pass, Alaska (60 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.68 km (9 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:51:00 / 12:51 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10007v4a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15074036, us10007v4a. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/17 / 2017-01-14 23:51:00 / January 14, 2017 @ 11:51 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -164.2059 West, latitude 54.1184 North, depth = 14.68 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 96 km SSW of False Pass, Alaska.
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