A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 22:19:25 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak15710679. Event ids that are associated: ak15710679. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.8 km (28 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -151.8247 West, latitude 59.7166 North, depth = 44.8 km. Global time and date of event 10/04/17 / 2017-04-10 07:19:25 / April 10, 2017 @ 7:19 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 18 km (11 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km S of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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