A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. The epicenter was at a depth of 76 km (47 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.7415 West, latitude 59.5318 North, depth = 76 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:19:05 / 2:19 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16608726. Unique identifier: ak16608726. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 23:19:05 / August 21, 2017 @ 11:19 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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