A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Cohoe in Alaska on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.4 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 11:19:39 / 11:19 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak12890032. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12890032. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/16 / 2016-02-26 20:19:39 / February 26, 2016 @ 8:19 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -151.1585 West, latitude 60.068 North, depth = 43.4 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Kenai, Homer (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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: 34 km SSE of Cohoe, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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