A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 67 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (42 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 98.8 km (61 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:06:38 / 3:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 98.8 km, -153.0386° West, 59.8047° North. Event id: ak12497627. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12497627. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 12:06:38 / January 24, 2016 @ 12:06 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 67 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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