A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 02:36:53 / July 18, 2017 @ 2:36 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.8 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16347668. Id of event: ak16347668. Exact location, longitude -152.7312° West, latitude 59.4386° North, depth = 68.8 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:36:53 / 4:36 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer. Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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