A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Id of earthquake: ak12482708. Event ids that are associated: ak12482708. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 94.4 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/01/16 / 2016-01-21 22:36:44 / January 21, 2016 @ 10:36 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:36:44 / 1:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.8931 West, latitude 59.5877 North, depth = 94.4 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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