A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Saturday. Event id: ak15799509. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15799509. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 03:35:20 / April 23, 2017 @ 3:35 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 18:35:20 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 97.5 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.942 West, latitude 59.6623 North, depth = 97.5 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 63 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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