A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:05:46 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 19:05:46 / March 2, 2017 @ 7:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -151.7673 West, latitude 60.6883 North, depth = 62.1 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 62.1 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15429579. Unique identifier: ak15429579.
Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Kalifornsky, Kenai (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km W of Nikiski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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