A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Monday. Event id: ak13589878. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13589878. Exact location, longitude -151.5453° West, latitude 59.9882° North, depth = 51.8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/16 / 2016-05-16 19:40:47 / May 16, 2016 @ 7:40 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51.8 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:40:47 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Kenai, Kalifornsky (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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