A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska. The temblor was picked up at 22:04:18 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -151.1172° West, 60.6998° North, depth 49.7 km. Event id: ak16175695. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16175695. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49.7 km (31 miles). Global time and date of event 07/06/17 / 2017-06-07 07:04:18 / June 7, 2017 @ 7:04 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalifornsky, Sterling, Kenai.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km E of Nikiski, Alaska.
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