A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 226 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (140 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/01/21 / 2021-01-16 03:38:15 / January 16, 2021 @ 3:38 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak021qim2qk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak021qim2qk. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:38:15 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -149.6723 West, latitude 56.1683 North, depth = 12 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 226 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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