A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 68 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (42 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 112.2 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 13:12:42 / January 24, 2016 @ 1:12 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:12:42 / 4:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -153.0475° West, 59.7511° North, depth 112.2 km. Id of earthquake: ak12498232. Event ids that are associated: ak12498232.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 68 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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