A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 83 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (52 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 10:43:18 / February 23, 2017 @ 10:43 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.3086 West, latitude 59.7028 North, depth = 108.4 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:43:18 / 1:43 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15350049. Id of event: ak15350049. The epicenter was at a depth of 108.4 km (67 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 83 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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