A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Thursday. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:02:21 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -152.557° West, 60.0284° North, depth 98.5 km. Unique identifier: ak12546449. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12546449. The epicenter was at a depth of 98.5 km (61 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/01/16 / 2016-01-28 10:02:21 / January 28, 2016 @ 10:02 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalifornsky, Homer. 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days sixty-four, in the past 30 days seventy and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 49 km NW of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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