A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 61 km WNW of Anchor Point, Alaska (38 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 20:08:10 / September 15, 2017 @ 8:08 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16829919. Id of event: ak16829919. Exact location, longitude -152.9099° West, latitude 59.8862° North, depth = 90.1 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:08:10 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 90.1 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 61 km WNW of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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