A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 72.2 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak11730892. Ids that are associated to the event: ak11730892. The temblor was reported at 13:10:46 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -152.7799° West, latitude 59.4137° North, depth = 72.2 km. Global time and date of event 04/10/15 / 2015-10-04 23:10:46 / October 4, 2015 @ 11:10 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer. Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 67 km SW of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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