A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 73 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (45 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 103.9 km (65 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13476589. Id of event: ak13476589. Global time and date of event 17/04/16 / 2016-04-17 20:46:59 / April 17, 2016 @ 8:46 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.1362 West, latitude 59.7921 North, depth = 103.9 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:46:59 / 12:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 73 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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