A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 72 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (45 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 119.4 km, -153.1276° West, 59.7757° North. Unique identifier: ak12505109. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12505109. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/01/16 / 2016-01-25 04:59:16 / January 25, 2016 @ 4:59 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:59:16 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 119.4 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 72 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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