A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/16 / 2016-01-26 23:53:08 / January 26, 2016 @ 11:53 pm. Exact location of event, depth 80.2 km, -152.8108° West, 59.3738° North. Event id: ak12529110. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12529110. The temblor was picked up at 13:53:08 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 80.2 km (50 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 71 km SW of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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