A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. The temblor was picked up at 02:53:55 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 11:53:55 / January 24, 2016 @ 11:53 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.5 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -152.859 West, latitude 59.6849 North, depth = 90.5 km. Event id: ak12497539. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12497539.
Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 thirteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 58 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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