A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -152.1022° West, latitude 59.9002° North, depth = 59 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:45:18 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 21:45:18 / June 3, 2017 @ 9:45 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16171138. Unique identifier: ak16171138.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalifornsky, Homer (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 42 km (26 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 eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km NW of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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