A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Friday. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:11:49 / 8:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.8 km (25 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14318243. Id of event: ak14318243. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/11/16 / 2016-11-12 05:11:49 / November 12, 2016 @ 5:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 40.8 km, -151.7589° West, 60.0275° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sterling, Kenai, Kalifornsky (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 51 km (31 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
Each 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 nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 28 km N of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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