A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Fritz Creek in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.2 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -150.4501° West, 59.9825° North, depth 43.2 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/16 / 2016-09-28 20:07:24 / September 28, 2016 @ 8:07 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14088314. Id of event: ak14088314. The temblor was reported at 12:07:24 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kenai, Homer, 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 54 km ENE of Fritz Creek, Alaska.
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