A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 23:55:48 / February 16, 2016 @ 11:55 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 105.5 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.8755 West, latitude 59.8334 North, depth = 105.5 km. Event id: ak12842050. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12842050. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:55:48 / 2:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 58 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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