A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 74 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (46 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 103.2 km, -153.1605° West, 59.7453° North. Global time and date of event 26/01/16 / 2016-01-26 23:10:03 / January 26, 2016 @ 11:10 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:10:03 / 2:10 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12528277. Unique identifier: ak12528277. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.2 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 74 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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