A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 87 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (54 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 05/02/16 / 2016-02-05 08:48:52 / February 5, 2016 @ 8:48 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12696955. Id of event: ak12696955. Exact location of earthquake, -153.3739° West, 59.684° North, depth 109.3 km. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:48:52 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 109.3 km (68 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and four and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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