A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Fritz Creek in Alaska. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 81.1 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak13505413. Event ids that are associated: ak13505413. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:21:01 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/04/16 / 2016-04-30 14:21:01 / April 30, 2016 @ 2:21 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.4588 West, latitude 60.0309 North, depth = 81.1 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Kenai, Kalifornsky.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km NNW of Fritz Creek, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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