A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 68 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (42 miles). Global time and date of event 27/01/16 / 2016-01-27 01:42:57 / January 27, 2016 @ 1:42 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 103.4 km (64 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:42:57 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12530023. Unique identifier: ak12530023. Exact location, longitude -153.0443° West, latitude 59.7773° North, depth = 103.4 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. 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: 68 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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