A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 87 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (54 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:55:22 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 106.4 km (66 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 05:55:22 / April 23, 2017 @ 5:55 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak15800108. Event ids that are associated: ak15800108. Exact location, longitude -153.3747° West, latitude 59.6904° North, depth = 106.4 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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: 87 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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