A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 86.3 km (54 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:20:33 / 10:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -152.2736° West, latitude 59.9695° North, depth = 86.3 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12856440. Id of event: ak12856440. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/02/16 / 2016-02-18 19:20:33 / February 18, 2016 @ 7:20 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalifornsky, Homer (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 32 km NW of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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