A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Exact location, longitude -152.6271° West, latitude 59.5581° North, depth = 82.3 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 23:48:54 / March 2, 2017 @ 11:48 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15430400. Id of event: ak15430400. The epicenter was at a depth of 82.3 km (51 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:48:54 / 1:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
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 four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 51 km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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