A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 22:28:07 / 10:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.5409 West, latitude 59.3407 North, depth = 60.8 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.8 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 08:28:07 / August 16, 2017 @ 8:28 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak16536437. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16536437.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (41 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 62 km SW of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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