A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Homer in Alaska on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16680614. Id of event: ak16680614. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 04:03:12 / August 26, 2017 @ 4:03 am UTC/GMT. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:03:12 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -151.4454° West, latitude 58.9988° North, depth = 30.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.7 km (19 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km S of Homer, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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