A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Sterling in Alaska. Event id: ak13606258. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005xvu, ak13606258. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/05/16 / 2016-05-25 18:27:19 / May 25, 2016 @ 6:27 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52 km (32 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:27:19 / 10:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.6738 West, latitude 60.1081 North, depth = 52 km.
The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer, Kenai, Kalifornsky.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 46 km S of Sterling, Alaska.
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