A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 77 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (48 miles) on Sunday. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:08:25 / 2:08 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 11:08:25 / January 24, 2016 @ 11:08 am. Unique identifier: ak12496964. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12496964. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.1922 West, latitude 59.6696 North, depth = 121.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 121.1 km (75 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eighteen 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 77 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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