A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Global time and date of event 16/01/16 / 2016-01-16 04:01:16 / January 16, 2016 @ 4:01 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:01:16 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 106.6 km (66 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.8556 West, latitude 59.6429 North, depth = 106.6 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12462532. Id of event: ak12462532.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 59 km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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