A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Homer in Alaska on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 43.2 km, -150.9839° West, 59.3904° North. Unique identifier: ak13502296. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13502296. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.2 km (27 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/04/16 / 2016-04-28 07:30:00 / April 28, 2016 @ 7:30 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 23:30:00 / 11:30 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby 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. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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