A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Fritz Creek in Alaska on Saturday. Event id: ak16168200. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16168200, at00oqz29d. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 12:48:49 / June 3, 2017 @ 12:48 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:48:49 / 3:48 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.4 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -151.0223 West, latitude 60.0523 North, depth = 56.4 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Fritz Creek in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kenai, Sterling, Homer. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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