A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Kalifornsky in Alaska on Monday. Event id: ak13425979. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13425979. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 00:21:19 / April 12, 2016 @ 12:21 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.7 km (63 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:21:19 / 4:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.974 West, latitude 60.4983 North, depth = 101.7 km.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Kenai, Kalifornsky (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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