A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 71 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (44 miles) on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12856265. Unique identifier: ak12856265. The temblor was detected at 07:47:18 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/16 / 2016-02-18 16:47:18 / February 18, 2016 @ 4:47 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 98 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -153.0954 West, latitude 59.7774 North, depth = 98 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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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