A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 70 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (43 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/04/16 / 2016-04-01 21:13:01 / April 1, 2016 @ 9:13 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -153.0786° West, latitude 59.8105° North, depth = 101.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.2 km (63 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:13:01 / 1:13 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak13216128. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13216128.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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