A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Cohoe in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 194 km (121 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/04/17 / 2017-04-21 12:26:00 / April 21, 2017 @ 12:26 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: ak15796217. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15796217. Exact location of event, longitude -151.9325 West, latitude 60.3216 North, depth = 194 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:26:00 / 3:26 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer, Sterling, Kenai. Close 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 two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 34 km W of Cohoe, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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