A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/09/16 / 2016-09-20 22:54:55 / September 20, 2016 @ 10:54 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 88.5 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14006442. Id of event: ak14006442. The temblor was reported at 14:54:55 / 2:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.7603 West, latitude 59.7042 North, depth = 88.5 km.
Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 52 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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