A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 64 km NNE of Yakutat, Alaska (40 miles) on Saturday. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:37:58 / 7:37 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak0206vaxyu. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0206vaxyu. Exact location of earthquake, -139.1056° West, 60.0305° North, depth 0 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/01/20 / 2020-01-04 15:37:58 / January 4, 2020 @ 3:37 pm.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 64 km NNE of Yakutat, Alaska.
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