A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Thursday. Id of earthquake: ak019fmeits8. Event ids that are associated: ak019fmeits8. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:38:39 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -152.8773° West, latitude 59.5861° North, depth = 85.3 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 85.3 km (53 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/12/19 / 2019-12-06 06:38:39 / December 6, 2019 @ 6:38 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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