A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 72 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (45 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12500072. Id of event: ak12500072. The epicenter was at a depth of 99.8 km (62 miles). Exact location, longitude -153.12° West, latitude 59.7836° North, depth = 99.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 16:32:08 / January 24, 2016 @ 4:32 pm. The temblor was picked up at 07:32:08 / 7:32 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 72 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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