A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14100926. Id of event: ak14100926. The temblor was picked up at 11:43:25 / 11:43 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/09/16 / 2016-09-29 19:43:25 / September 29, 2016 @ 7:43 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 72.2 km, -151.3418° West, 61.1041° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 72.2 km (45 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anchorage, Kalifornsky, Sterling (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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