A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.9133 West, latitude 59.8143 North, depth = 107 km. The temblor was detected at 01:27:07 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 09:27:07 / April 12, 2016 @ 9:27 am. Event id: ak13427058. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13427058.
Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 60 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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