A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 71 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (44 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/02/16 / 2016-02-05 20:49:50 / February 5, 2016 @ 8:49 pm. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:49:50 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 100 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -153.0934 West, latitude 59.8484 North, depth = 100 km. Event id: ak12711030. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12711030.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and five and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 71 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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