A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:39:09 / 12:39 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak12714229. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12714229. Global time and date of event 05/02/16 / 2016-02-05 22:39:09 / February 5, 2016 @ 10:39 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 78.7 km (49 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -152.5426 West, latitude 59.3216 North, depth = 78.7 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer. Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and two and in the last 365 days two hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km SW of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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