A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 68 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (42 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.0473 West, latitude 59.7949 North, depth = 114.4 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 114.4 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 18:09:38 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/16 / 2016-02-26 03:09:38 / February 26, 2016 @ 3:09 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak12885260. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12885260.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 68 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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