A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. The epicenter was at a depth of 94.9 km (59 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/16 / 2016-02-08 15:11:29 / February 8, 2016 @ 3:11 pm. Id of earthquake: ak12788425. Event ids that are associated: ak12788425. The temblor was picked up at 06:11:29 / 6:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 94.9 km, -153.0534° West, 59.8154° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (54 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 68 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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