A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Wednesday. Event id: ak0206hkhgel. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0206hkhgel. The temblor was detected at 14:02:58 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.0646 West, latitude 59.6544 North, depth = 70.5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 70.5 km (44 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 23:02:58 / May 20, 2020 @ 11:02 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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