A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 69 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (43 miles). Id of earthquake: ak13488369. Event ids that are associated: ak13488369. Global time and date of event 20/04/16 / 2016-04-20 22:17:38 / April 20, 2016 @ 10:17 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 14:17:38 / 2:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 94.4 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 94.4 km, -153.0741° West, 59.826° North.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 69 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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