A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 63 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (39 miles). Exact location, longitude -152.964° West, latitude 59.7502° North, depth = 102.4 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 14:31:47 / January 24, 2016 @ 2:31 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:31:47 / 5:31 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 102.4 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak12498894. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12498894.
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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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: 63 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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