A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 78 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (48 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 112.2 km (70 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12498239. Unique identifier: ak12498239. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:16:47 / 4:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 13:16:47 / January 24, 2016 @ 1:16 pm. Exact location, longitude -153.1973° West, latitude 59.634° North, depth = 112.2 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 78 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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