A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 61 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (38 miles). Unique identifier: ak12856472. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12856472. Exact location of event, longitude -152.9221 West, latitude 59.8545 North, depth = 101.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/16 / 2016-02-18 22:02:49 / February 18, 2016 @ 10:02 pm. The temblor was reported at 13:02:49 / 1:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.8 km (63 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 61 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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