A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 56 km SSW of Cantwell, Alaska (35 miles). Unique identifier: ak021day6fi. Ids that are associated to the event: ak021day6fi. The epicenter was at a depth of 64.1 km (40 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/01/21 / 2021-01-08 04:45:11 / January 8, 2021 @ 4:45 am. The temblor was detected at 04:45:11 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 64.1 km, -149.5483° West, 62.9591° North.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 56 km SSW of Cantwell, Alaska.
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