A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 66 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (41 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -153.0064° West, latitude 59.7738° North, depth = 114.7 km. Event id: ak12916229. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12916229. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.7 km (71 miles). Global time and date of event 29/02/16 / 2016-02-29 04:13:13 / February 29, 2016 @ 4:13 am UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:13:13 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 66 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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