A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Homer in Alaska. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48.7 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -152.5397° West, latitude 59.0691° North, depth = 48.7 km. Event id: ak14011207. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14011207. The temblor was picked up at 17:03:07 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/09/16 / 2016-09-22 03:03:07 / September 22, 2016 @ 3:03 am.
Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Close 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-three 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 85 km SW of Homer, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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