A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Exact location of event, longitude -152.4003 West, latitude 59.8139 North, depth = 102.3 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 102.3 km (64 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 05:54:29 / August 25, 2017 @ 5:54 am. Id of earthquake: ak16662306. Event ids that are associated: ak16662306. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:54:29 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer. Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 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 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 32 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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