A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Event id: ak11724594. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11724594. Exact location of earthquake, -151.5251° West, 59.9762° North, depth 78.8 km. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:53:23 / 8:53 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/09/15 / 2015-09-27 04:53:23 / September 27, 2015 @ 4:53 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 78.8 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Kenai, Kalifornsky.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km NE of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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