A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 82 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (51 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:00:02 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/01/16 / 2016-01-27 19:00:02 / January 27, 2016 @ 7:00 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115.4 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.2885 West, latitude 59.6701 North, depth = 115.4 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12539343. Unique identifier: ak12539343.
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-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 82 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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