A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15211004. Id of event: ak15211004. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 101.7 km (63 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:45:17 / 7:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.8498 West, latitude 59.8544 North, depth = 101.7 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 04:45:17 / February 6, 2017 @ 4:45 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer. Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 57 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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