A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Exact location, longitude -152.7056° West, latitude 59.5839° North, depth = 80.5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 14:40:38 / March 2, 2017 @ 2:40 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:40:38 / 5:40 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 80.5 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak15428604. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15428604.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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