A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 71.8 km, -152.8269° West, 59.4049° North. The temblor was detected at 09:46:51 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 71.8 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0203i0fkwc. Unique identifier: ak0203i0fkwc. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/03/20 / 2020-03-16 19:46:51 / March 16, 2020 @ 7:46 pm.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-nine 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 69 km SW of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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