A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 68 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (42 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -153.0493 West, latitude 59.8026 North, depth = 108 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/02/16 / 2016-02-27 01:34:19 / February 27, 2016 @ 1:34 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 108 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:34:19 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12892166. Unique identifier: ak12892166.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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