A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 83 km WSW of Amukta Island, Alaska (52 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: ak019531dpu. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019531dpu. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.8 km (19 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/01/19 / 2019-01-03 07:43:41 / January 3, 2019 @ 7:43 am. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:43:41 / 8:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -172.3084 West, latitude 52.0947 North, depth = 29.8 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 83 km WSW of Amukta Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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