A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:17:17 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 85.2 km, -152.0834° West, 60.0432° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak11751087. Unique identifier: ak11751087. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/10/15 / 2015-10-26 01:17:17 / October 26, 2015 @ 1:17 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 85.2 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 60 km (38 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kenai, Kalifornsky, Homer (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 32 km NNW of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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