A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Nanwalek in Alaska. All ids that are associated to the event: ak021ifg81u. Unique identifier: ak021ifg81u. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/21 / 2021-01-11 14:34:24 / January 11, 2021 @ 2:34 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -152.7985 West, latitude 59.4895 North, depth = 73.7 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:34:24 / 2:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 73.7 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer.
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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 51 km WNW of Nanwalek, Alaska.
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