A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 07:55:15 / 7:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -152.7943 West, latitude 59.4378 North, depth = 93.3 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 93.3 km (58 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/16 / 2016-11-19 17:55:15 / November 19, 2016 @ 5:55 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14367510. Id of event: ak14367510.
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 66 km SW of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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