A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Friday. Id of earthquake: ak13412946. Event ids that are associated: ak13412946. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.3871 West, latitude 59.7906 North, depth = 62.3 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62.3 km (39 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:33:55 / 1:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/04/16 / 2016-04-08 09:33:55 / April 8, 2016 @ 9:33 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 31 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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