A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 68 km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska (42 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 13:25:21 / January 14, 2016 @ 1:25 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 91.3 km (57 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12460727. Unique identifier: ak12460727. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:25:21 / 4:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -152.9567° West, 59.5502° North, depth 91.3 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 68 km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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