A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 115 km S of King Salmon, Alaska (71 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/01/20 / 2020-01-15 17:16:47 / January 15, 2020 @ 5:16 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -156.7756° West, 57.6497° North, depth 126.6 km. Id of earthquake: ak020p3a3vm. Event ids that are associated: ak020p3a3vm. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:16:47 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 126.6 km (79 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 115 km S of King Salmon, Alaska.
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