A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 80 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (50 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 116.2 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12546473. Id of event: ak12546473. Exact location of event, depth 116.2 km, -153.2389° West, 59.6563° North. The temblor was picked up at 04:27:04 / 4:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/01/16 / 2016-01-28 13:27:04 / January 28, 2016 @ 1:27 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days seventy-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 80 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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