A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 70 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (43 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -153.0926 West, latitude 59.7788 North, depth = 106.1 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12496944. Unique identifier: ak12496944. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 106.1 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 11:01:33 / January 24, 2016 @ 11:01 am. The temblor was detected at 02:01:33 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter).
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. 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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 70 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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