A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:20:48 / 10:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -151.9848° West, latitude 59.7507° North, depth = 73.2 km. Id of earthquake: ak19072583. Event ids that are associated: ak19072583. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 73.2 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 19:20:48 / April 7, 2018 @ 7:20 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 27 km (17 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 9 km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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