A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Homer in Alaska on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 23:07:32 / 11:07 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.4 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak13468808. Event ids that are associated: ak13468808. Exact location, longitude -152.5354° West, latitude 59.203° North, depth = 58.4 km. Global time and date of event 17/04/16 / 2016-04-17 09:07:32 / April 17, 2016 @ 9:07 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 74 km SW of Homer, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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