A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 71 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (44 miles). Exact location, longitude -153.1074° West, latitude 59.782° North, depth = 100.3 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 100.3 km (62 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:07:28 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 22:07:28 / January 24, 2016 @ 10:07 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12501981. Id of event: ak12501981.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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