A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Nanwalek in Alaska. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/21 / 2021-02-16 22:18:49 / February 16, 2021 @ 10:18 pm. Id of earthquake: ak021263gt7u. Event ids that are associated: ak021263gt7u. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:18:49 / 10:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 96.2 km, -152.9663° West, 59.5451° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.2 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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