A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/10/15 / 2015-10-12 10:27:39 / October 12, 2015 @ 10:27 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 93.1 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -151.5787 West, latitude 59.9982 North, depth = 93.1 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak11737241. Unique identifier: ak11737241. The temblor was detected at 02:27:39 / 2:27 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sterling, Kenai, Kalifornsky (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 28 km NNE of Anchor Point, Alaska.
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