A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 16:18:46 / 4:18 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/11/17 / 2017-11-16 02:18:46 / November 16, 2017 @ 2:18 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17239421. Id of event: ak17239421. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.5622 West, latitude 59.5002 North, depth = 80.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80.8 km (50 miles).
The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 51 km SW of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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