A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Monday. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:12:23 / 9:12 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12618519. Unique identifier: ak12618519. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 100.4 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -153.0901° West, 59.789° North, depth 100.4 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/02/16 / 2016-02-01 18:12:23 / February 1, 2016 @ 6:12 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eighty-eight, in the past 30 days ninety-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 70 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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