A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Sterling in Alaska on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/01/16 / 2016-01-19 05:51:43 / January 19, 2016 @ 5:51 am. Exact location of event, longitude -150.5243 West, latitude 60.7663 North, depth = 48 km. Id of earthquake: ak12470376. Event ids that are associated: ak12470376. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48 km (30 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:51:43 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eagle River, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (38 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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