A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 72 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (45 miles). Unique identifier: ak12541976. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12541976. Exact location of event, depth 97.8 km, -153.1152° West, 59.8205° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/01/16 / 2016-01-28 02:47:24 / January 28, 2016 @ 2:47 am. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:47:24 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 97.8 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days sixty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
Did you feel it?
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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 72 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.