A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.3 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -152.3387° West, latitude 59.4935° North, depth = 54.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 20:58:09 / March 24, 2020 @ 8:58 pm. The temblor was reported at 10:58:09 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak0203v9e9rh. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0203v9e9rh.
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). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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