A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 75 km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska (47 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 23:13:27 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak14063883. Event ids that are associated: ak14063883. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.064 West, latitude 59.5208 North, depth = 113.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 113.5 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 07:13:27 / September 27, 2016 @ 7:13 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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