A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 64 km SW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (40 miles). Unique identifier: us70006zzw. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020ez0tb6, us70006zzw. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:34:50 / 5:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 176.9251° East, latitude 51.6981° North, depth = 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/01/20 / 2020-01-09 05:34:50 / January 9, 2020 @ 5:34 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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. 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: 64 km SW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska.
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