A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Fritz Creek in Alaska. The temblor was detected at 16:09:46 / 4:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.9 km (20 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak17162251. Unique identifier: ak17162251. Exact location, longitude -150.7092° West, latitude 59.5342° North, depth = 32.9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 01:09:46 / November 5, 2017 @ 1:09 am.
Epicenter of the event was 49 km (30 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 39 km SE of Fritz Creek, Alaska.
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