A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Soldotna in Alaska. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/01/16 / 2016-01-25 06:51:20 / January 25, 2016 @ 6:51 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 21:51:20 / 9:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.7 km (32 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.9066 West, latitude 60.3906 North, depth = 51.7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12506388. Unique identifier: ak12506388.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kenai, Kalifornsky, Sterling. Event epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 27 km (16 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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: 13 km SE of Soldotna, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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