A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Homer in Alaska. The temblor was detected at 22:02:11 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -152.059 West, latitude 59.1729 North, depth = 33.8 km. Id of earthquake: ak14374368. Event ids that are associated: ak14374368. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 07:02:11 / November 21, 2016 @ 7:02 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.8 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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