A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 72 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (45 miles) on Sunday. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:16:23 / 5:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 14:16:23 / January 24, 2016 @ 2:16 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 100.8 km (63 miles). Exact location of event, depth 100.8 km, -153.1213° West, 59.7741° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12498821. Id of event: ak12498821.
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 thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 72 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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