A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 86 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (53 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12535096. Unique identifier: ak12535096. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 108.6 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:18:15 / 3:18 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/16 / 2016-01-27 12:18:15 / January 27, 2016 @ 12:18 pm. Exact location of event, depth 108.6 km, -153.3332° West, 59.625° North.
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 seven, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days sixty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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