A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Tuesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:43:56 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -152.8991 West, latitude 59.6008 North, depth = 99 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 99 km (62 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18239527, us2000cr94. Id of event: ak18239527. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/01/18 / 2018-01-30 12:43:56 / January 30, 2018 @ 12:43 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 63 km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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