A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Fritz Creek in Alaska on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 05:50:47 / March 2, 2017 @ 5:50 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -150.5527° West, latitude 59.6939° North, depth = 32.7 km. Event id: ak15427092. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15427092. The temblor was picked up at 20:50:47 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 32.7 km (20 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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