A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 00:46:14 / January 23, 2020 @ 12:46 am. Exact location, longitude -152.2199° West, latitude 59.6589° North, depth = 84.47 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 84.47 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 14:46:14 / 2:46 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007ddg. Unique identifier: us60007ddg.
Event epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 25 km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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