A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Cohoe in Alaska. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15175224. Unique identifier: ak15175224. Exact location of event, depth 83.8 km, -151.5343° West, 60.0949° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 83.8 km (52 miles). Global time and date of event 29/01/17 / 2017-01-29 01:06:11 / January 29, 2017 @ 1:06 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 16:06:11 / 4:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sterling, Kenai, Homer (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km SSW of Cohoe, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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