A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 81 km S of Unalaska, Alaska (50 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -166.6363 West, latitude 53.1462 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was detected at 03:50:42 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000d1nu. Event ids that are associated: ak021exx8e3, us7000d1nu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 09/01/21 / 2021-01-09 03:50:42 / January 9, 2021 @ 3:50 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 81 km S of Unalaska, Alaska.
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