A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:22:52 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.5982 West, latitude 59.4345 North, depth = 67 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 67 km (42 miles). Global time and date of event 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 22:22:52 / May 23, 2020 @ 10:22 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak0206mimc5u. Event ids that are associated: ak0206mimc5u.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 57 km SW of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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