A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. Exact location of event, longitude -152.6281 West, latitude 59.5984 North, depth = 82.7 km. The temblor was reported at 00:29:29 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 82.7 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 00:29:29 / July 8, 2017 @ 12:29 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak16288069. Event ids that are associated: ak16288069.
The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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