A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Homer in Alaska on Monday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:48:51 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -151.358° West, latitude 59.4188° North, depth = 34.4 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/05/17 / 2017-05-23 08:48:51 / May 23, 2017 @ 8:48 am. Unique identifier: ak16109758. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16109758. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.4 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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