A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Homer in Alaska. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 02:25:37 / March 15, 2018 @ 2:25 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak18696809. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18696809. The temblor was reported at 16:25:37 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 58.3 km, -152.4339° West, 59.1145° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 58.3 km (36 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 77 km SW of Homer, Alaska.
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