A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bfge, ak020aisokk1. Unique identifier: ak020aisokk1. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 04:39:02 / August 16, 2020 @ 4:39 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 82.9 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 04:39:02 / 4:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -152.6257° West, latitude 59.364° North, depth = 82.9 km.
Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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