A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 116 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (72 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/21 / 2021-01-07 02:56:35 / January 7, 2021 @ 2:56 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 28.3 km (18 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.7526 West, latitude 54.3832 North, depth = 28.3 km. Event id: ak021bmadk2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak021bmadk2. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:56:35 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 116 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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