A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 70 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (43 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:40:00 / 1:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 97.4 km (61 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -153.084° West, 59.83° North, depth 97.4 km. Id of earthquake: us20004vp2. Event ids that are associated: us20004vp2. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 10:40:00 / January 24, 2016 @ 10:40 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days one hundred and eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 70 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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