A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 82 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (51 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: ak12550291. Event ids that are associated: ak12550291. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 110.1 km (68 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:12:34 / 6:12 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 03:12:34 / January 29, 2016 @ 3:12 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -153.2823 West, latitude 59.6525 North, depth = 110.1 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days sixty-nine, in the past 30 days seventy-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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