A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 69 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (43 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:43:15 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 98.3 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak12498174. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12498174. Exact location of earthquake, -153.0758° West, 59.7828° North, depth 98.3 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 12:43:15 / January 24, 2016 @ 12:43 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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: 69 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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