A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 66 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (41 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -153.0147 West, latitude 59.7998 North, depth = 103.8 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:49:21 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.8 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 15:49:21 / January 24, 2016 @ 3:49 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak12500012. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12500012.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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