A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.7113 West, latitude 59.8294 North, depth = 24 km. Global time and date of event 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 14:56:07 / November 21, 2016 @ 2:56 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak14376339. Event ids that are associated: ak14376339. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:56:07 / 5:56 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 24 km (15 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalifornsky, Homer.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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