A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 73 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (45 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -153.1399 West, latitude 59.7458 North, depth = 101.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.6 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/01/16 / 2016-01-25 01:30:49 / January 25, 2016 @ 1:30 am. The temblor was reported at 16:30:49 / 4:30 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak12503256. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12503256.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 73 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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