A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12855770. Unique identifier: ak12855770. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 21:03:18 / February 17, 2016 @ 9:03 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.5464 West, latitude 59.9145 North, depth = 86.7 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 86.7 km (54 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:03:18 / 12:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. 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: 42 km WNW of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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