A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 09:40:49 / 9:40 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 107.6 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 18:40:49 / January 24, 2016 @ 6:40 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -152.9097° West, 59.833° North, depth 107.6 km. Id of earthquake: ak12501286. Event ids that are associated: ak12501286.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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