A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Fritz Creek in Alaska. The temblor was detected at 08:08:35 / 8:08 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.8 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/10/15 / 2015-10-04 16:08:35 / October 4, 2015 @ 4:08 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -150.9342° West, 59.8629° North, depth 52.8 km. Id of earthquake: ak11730473. Event ids that are associated: ak11730473.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kenai, Sterling, Kalifornsky (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-one 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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