A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 73 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (45 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.2 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -153.1394° West, 59.7765° North, depth 101.2 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/02/16 / 2016-02-01 18:00:43 / February 1, 2016 @ 6:00 pm. The temblor was picked up at 09:00:43 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak12617260. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12617260.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eighty-eight, in the past 30 days ninety-four and in the last 365 days two hundred 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 73 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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