A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Bear Creek in Alaska on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 04:49:15 / February 17, 2016 @ 4:49 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.9195 West, latitude 60.4203 North, depth = 33.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.7 km (21 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12845219. Unique identifier: ak12845219. The temblor was reported at 19:49:15 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalifornsky, Kenai, Sterling (min 5000 pop).
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 five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 40 km NW of Bear Creek, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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