A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 77 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (48 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 108.8 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:42:25 / 6:42 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 15:42:25 / January 24, 2016 @ 3:42 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12499466. Unique identifier: ak12499466. Exact location, longitude -153.2063° West, latitude 59.7628° North, depth = 108.8 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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