A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 73 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (45 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 100.2 km (62 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:34:24 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/02/16 / 2016-02-07 07:34:24 / February 7, 2016 @ 7:34 am. Unique identifier: ak12754023. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12754023. Exact location of event, longitude -153.1452 West, latitude 59.8076 North, depth = 100.2 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourteen 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 73 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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