A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Saturday. Global time and date of event 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 21:44:53 / April 7, 2018 @ 9:44 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:44:53 / 12:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 71.8 km (45 miles). Unique identifier: ak19076957. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19076957. Exact location, longitude -152.3659° West, latitude 59.9584° North, depth = 71.8 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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