A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 63 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (39 miles). Id of earthquake: ak12496917. Event ids that are associated: ak12496917. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.4 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 10:49:45 / January 24, 2016 @ 10:49 am. Exact location, longitude -152.9482° West, latitude 59.8404° North, depth = 13.4 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:49:45 / 1:49 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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