A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 66 km W of Sand Point, Alaska (41 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 91.8 km (57 miles). Exact location of event, depth 91.8 km, -161.5523° West, 55.3625° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/01/17 / 2017-01-25 11:52:42 / January 25, 2017 @ 11:52 am. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:52:42 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008frt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15152960, us20008frt.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 66 km W of Sand Point, Alaska.
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