A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Soldotna in Alaska. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/11/16 / 2016-11-12 18:35:02 / November 12, 2016 @ 6:35 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14320059. Id of event: ak14320059. Exact location, longitude -150.8934° West, latitude 60.4243° North, depth = 57.7 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:35:02 / 9:35 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.7 km (36 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kenai, Kalifornsky, Sterling (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 22 km (14 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. 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: 11 km SE of Soldotna, Alaska.
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