A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Kalifornsky in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.2 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 08:29:00 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -151.1453° West, 60.4107° North, depth 39.2 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 17:29:00 / April 15, 2017 @ 5:29 pm. Event id: ak15753108. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15753108.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 8 km (5 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sterling, Kenai, Kalifornsky.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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