A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. Event id: ak12721244. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12721244. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.8 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/16 / 2016-02-06 03:37:56 / February 6, 2016 @ 3:37 am. Exact location of event, depth 15.8 km, -151.9675° West, 59.2593° North. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:37:56 / 3:37 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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