A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 68 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (42 miles) on Sunday. Event id: ak12560165. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12560165. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:42:33 / 1:42 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 10:42:33 / January 24, 2016 @ 10:42 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 105 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -153.0556 West, latitude 59.7867 North, depth = 105 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-nine, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 68 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.