A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 76 km ESE of Yakutat, Alaska (47 miles) on Sunday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:48:20 / 4:48 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak020x3mpcb. Event ids that are associated: ak020x3mpcb, us60007b1c. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.2 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 01:48:20 / January 20, 2020 @ 1:48 am. Exact location of event, depth 17.2 km, -138.3499° West, 59.1565° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 76 km ESE of Yakutat, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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