A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/10/15 / 2015-10-26 23:55:13 / October 26, 2015 @ 11:55 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -152.7818° West, 59.6839° North, depth 58.3 km. The temblor was detected at 15:55:13 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11755517. Id of event: ak11755517. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.3 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 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 three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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