A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 264 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (164 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 18.94 km (12 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cqm2. Unique identifier: us2000cqm2. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/01/18 / 2018-01-28 09:56:01 / January 28, 2018 @ 9:56 am. Exact location of event, depth 18.94 km, -149.462° West, 56.0445° North. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:56:01 / 11:56 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 264 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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