A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 231 km SSE of Chirikof Island, Alaska (144 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -154.5816 West, latitude 53.8298 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/01/20 / 2020-01-02 18:44:26 / January 2, 2020 @ 6:44 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:44:26 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70006xm4. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006xm4, ak0203m1zuf.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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