A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Global time and date of event 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 02:11:30 / March 2, 2017 @ 2:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -152.5297° West, 59.6117° North, depth 62.9 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15426300, at00om60r6. Id of event: ak15426300. The temblor was picked up at 16:11:30 / 4:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.9 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchor Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 113 km (70 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalifornsky, Homer (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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