A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 66.7 km (41 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:14:25 / 3:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.2004 West, latitude 59.6114 North, depth = 66.7 km. Id of earthquake: ak15531241. Event ids that are associated: ak15531241. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/17 / 2017-03-18 13:14:25 / March 18, 2017 @ 1:14 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
Each 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km SW of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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