A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/11/16 / 2016-11-29 21:21:39 / November 29, 2016 @ 9:21 pm. The temblor was reported at 12:21:39 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -152.8803° West, latitude 59.5653° North, depth = 76.2 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 76.2 km (47 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak14490535. Unique identifier: ak14490535.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 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 one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 63 km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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