A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 82 km SW of Anchor Point, Alaska (51 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 86.9 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/02/17 / 2017-02-01 13:08:32 / February 1, 2017 @ 1:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.7959 West, latitude 59.2257 North, depth = 86.9 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15185133. Id of event: ak15185133. The temblor was detected at 03:08:32 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 82 km SW of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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