A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 86 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (53 miles). Id of earthquake: ak12836333. Event ids that are associated: ak12836333. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.1 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 11:02:05 / February 16, 2016 @ 11:02 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.357 West, latitude 59.6682 North, depth = 114.1 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:02:05 / 2:02 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 86 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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