A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Diamond Ridge in Alaska on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12651799. Unique identifier: ak12651799. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:42:15 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/02/16 / 2016-02-03 09:42:15 / February 3, 2016 @ 9:42 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79.4 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.5393 West, latitude 59.7548 North, depth = 79.4 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalifornsky, Homer. Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days ninety-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km N of Diamond Ridge, Alaska.
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