A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Saturday. Event id: us6000bf19. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bf19. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 115.56 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 00:30:48 / August 15, 2020 @ 12:30 am. Exact location, longitude -152.9342° West, latitude 59.7846° North, depth = 115.56 km. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:30:48 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop).
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 five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 61 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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