A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Cohoe in Alaska on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 07:17:53 / 7:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 63.4 km, -151.9796° West, 60.3202° North. Unique identifier: ak14454782. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14454782. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 63.4 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 27/11/16 / 2016-11-27 16:17:53 / November 27, 2016 @ 4:17 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 39 km (25 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Kenai, Kalifornsky (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 37 km W of Cohoe, Alaska.
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