A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Monday. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:42:17 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 109.6 km, -152.9577° West, 59.8295° North. Unique identifier: ak15665377. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15665377. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/04/17 / 2017-04-03 09:42:17 / April 3, 2017 @ 9:42 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 109.6 km (68 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 63 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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