A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 96 km ENE of McGrath, Alaska (60 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.5 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak12813564. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12813564. The temblor was picked up at 23:46:03 / 11:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -153.8998 West, latitude 63.3596 North, depth = 18.5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 08:46:03 / February 14, 2016 @ 8:46 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 96 km ENE of McGrath, Alaska.
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