A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 16:53:43 / May 10, 2017 @ 4:53 pm. Exact location of event, depth 27.3 km, -148.8782° West, 60.6204° North. The temblor was reported at 16:53:43 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak16017384. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16017384. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.3 km (17 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Elmendorf Air Force Base (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Kenai Peninsula, Alaska.
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