A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Fritz Creek in Alaska. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 06:24:26 / April 25, 2016 @ 6:24 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.6 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -151.1786° West, 59.8861° North, depth 38.6 km. Event id: ak13493399. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13493399. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:24:26 / 10:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Kenai, Kalifornsky (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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