A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13217641. Id of event: ak13217641. The temblor was picked up at 13:54:28 / 1:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/04/16 / 2016-04-01 21:54:28 / April 1, 2016 @ 9:54 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 94 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -152.8711° West, 59.8437° North, depth 94 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer. Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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